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1644/18: A good quality mid-19th century LADY'S DRESSING/JEWELLERY BOX in excellent condition. The well-figured box is of coromandel wood, with brass edging; recessed brass handles to both sides and a vacant cartouche to the lid. This opens to reveal the impressive interior of ten jars and scent bottles, all perfect and all with silver lids arranged around the central tray of tools and implements. There is a vacant space (for costume jewellery?) underneath, and a further velvet-lined jewellery drawer to the base. Complete with original Bramah key; hallmarked for London 1857. 12ins wide; 9ins deep; 8.5ins high. (28 x 23 x 21.5cms) c.1857

box, Dressing, jewellery, Silver

£1350

1335/16: GILLOWS of LANCASTER: a fine quality figured mahogany DRESSING MIRROR in lovely condition. The original mirror plate is framed within a cushion moulding and is finely panelled in solid mahogany to the back. It is supported on shaped and reeded uprights which stand upon the beautifully-figured shaped "flame" mahogany base, with its beaded decoration and stands upon four melon-carved feet. The angle of the mirror is fully adjustable and locks into place if required. 24ins (61cms) wide. c.1835

Dressing, furniture, Gillows, mirror, object

£495

736/14: A very good quality and thoroughly original mid-18th century George II period Red Walnut KNEEHOLE DRESSING CHEST. Below the solid top, with its moulded edges and rounded corners, is a long oak-lined drawer, with six further smaller drawers flanking the central kneehole. To this is another frieze drawer whilst at the back is the locking central cupboard with an inner shelf. It is raised on original bracket feet and all the locks, hinges, escutcheons and pierced brass handles are original. Measurements: 38ins wide; 18.5ins deep (86 x 47cms) c.1740

Chest, Dressing, furniture, GeorgeII, Kneehole, walnut

£2650