A small table topped with a mirror intended as a make-up and hairdressing table. (c.f., poudreuse)
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Item No. 873Fine, Venetian, Rococo style, painted and parcel-gilded coiffeuse
In sculpted and blue-painted wood with gold accents, the lower part of arbalette form with a single, central drawer, top in faux marble, the legs of cabriole form; the upper part having a mirror with original mercury glass supported by two arms; the whole being of curvilinear form with a floral and shell motif. Circa 1850.
60½" high by 39" wide by 18" deep
Item No. 824Very fine, Spanish, Neoclassical, flame mahogany and parcel-gilt coiffeuse
The whole resting upon four acanthus-leaf decorated feet; the upper compartment with looking glass of large dimensions between two Corinthian columns resting upon a single drawer; The lower compartment having three drawers, with the top drawer opening to reveal a writing compartment; Circa 1820.
Provenance: Collection d' Ariane Dandois.
82" high by 34¾" wide by 20¼" deep