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A Fine Georgian Kneehole Commode Dressing TableA Fine Georgian Kneehole Commode Dressing TableA Fine Georgian Kneehole Commode Dressing Table

A Fine Georgian Kneehole Commode Dressing Table

Constructed in Honduras mahogany, rising from bracket feet, the kneehole of concave form, housing three cock beaded mahogany lined graduated drawers, with the original locks, fitted with swan neck handles, having columned front quadrants: the false top drawer, of serpentine shape with a thumbnail moulded edge, has a hinged top, with the interior housing a mirror with the original plate on a ratchet easel stand, flanked by six compartments, and four wells.
Circa 1770

Dimensions: H: 32 in / 81 cm W: 35 in / 89 cm D: 21 in / 53 cm

This form of 'Commode Dressing Table' became fashionable in the 1760s, with designs delineated by William Ince & John Mayhew in 'The Universal System of Household Furniture' of 1762, Thomas Chippendale's 'The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Directory' 3rd edition of 1763, as well as Hepplewhite's 'Cabinet Maker & Upholsterer' Guide' of 1794

Item ID:6801

HEIGHT
32" (81 cm)
WIDTH
35" (89 cm)
DEPTH
21" (53 cm)
STYLE
Georgian
PERIOD
18th Century
THEME
English Country
ROOM
guest bedroom, master bedroom

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UK
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    A Fine Georgian Kneehole Commode Dressing Table

    £22,500 GBP   ~ $29,625 USD