Antique Aesthetic Style Marquetry and Gilt Bronze Dressing Table
Continental, early 20th Century
Dimensions: Height 202cm, width 154cm, depth 61cm
This beautiful dressing table is crafted from wooden marquetry, with mounted ormolu details, and a marble table top. It is designed in the stunning Aesthetic Movement style, which flourished in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The backboard of the dressing table features a large square mirror in the centre. This is surrounded by wooden panels, with floral marquetry designs either side. The wood is mounted with ormolu reliefs of playful cherubs and a frieze of floral and foliate detailing.
The table section below is of rectangular form with rounded front corners. With a dark veined marble table top, below are three centrally placed drawers and two flanking curved cabinet doors. This section is similarly decorated, with an ormolu frieze, handles and two large putti mounts.