Antique Dressing Tables Vanities
Dressing tables and vanities for the boudoir by Thomas Chippendale. Always popular items for ladies these vintage dressing tables continue in popularity today with many reproductions being made. Called "dressing chests and bookcases" these vanities were meant to be placed in the bedroom and used for letter writing.
¶ Plate LXXXIX is a bureau dressing chest and bookcase; the middle door is for glass, and drawers or doors on each side; the top neatly carved will look well; the fret in the bottom is intended for a drawer; A is the profile of the design; the line B is the depth of the recess for the knees; the mouldings are at large on the right hand.
¶ Plate XC is a dressing chest (or table) and bookcase; the doors are all intended for glass; the fret in the bottom is for the dressing drawer; the lower part may be drawers or doors; the dimensions are all fixed to the design; the mouldings are all at large on the right hand.
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