A Burled Walnut Queen Anne Dressing Table, England,
This is a late Queen Anne
dressing table, as evidenced by the claw and ball
feet, which is a harbinger of the Chippendale form
that emerges later in the 18th century. Tthe walnut
on the top and drawerfronts are crotch mahogany crossbanded
by herringbone walnut (see
detail). This table, interestingly, retains its
original highly desirable open-faced brasses and is
in fine condition.
The scale of this dressing table is
of good size (31 inches), and makes a commanding presence.
The legs are beautifully sculpted and the apron beautifully
formed. The drawers etc. are all original, as are
Height: 29 1/2
in. Width: 31 in. Depth: 21 in.