An Edwardian mahogany and line inlaid Lady's fitted folding dressing table
By Maple & Co. Serial No. 541493
Fitted with a selection of Silver and glass cut fittings, the dressing table with a rectangular hinged line inlaid moulded top centred by an oval medallion, enclosing a folding triptych bevelled dressing mirror, above hinged compartments, folding-out to either side and lined with a blue velvet tray holding various fittings, above two folding shaped glass shelves, the trays with fitted with, a hand mirror and four brushes, hallmarked for London, 1911, a nail buffer and an assortment of vanity tools, the fitted compartment to the rear containing eleven lidded bottles, two pots and two silver rimmed dishes, the bevelled glass slide to the front opening to reveal three compartments, one with a removable blue velvet tray and three sprung loaded secret doors with hidden release mechanism, the central drawer activated by the depression of a screw head on the central hinge to the top, the side drawers activated by depression of the base of one of the a glass bottle apertures, the central kneehole flanked by two bowed cupboard doors enclosing two drawers to each side above an open compartment, on tapering hexagonal and line inlayed feet with brass cappings and castors, together with two articulated silver plated lights which can be fitted above the mirror., Open 203cm wide, 85cm deep, 165cm high. closed- 102cm wide, 65cm deep, 96cm high.