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Shaving table

Description

Marble topped mahogany shaving table with mirror and locking drawer and lion paw feet. Scrolled ormulu. Drawer contains key, acorn finial, nut and bolt for mirror, small piece of wool and a book binding cover entitled Stories, Essays and Poems. G.K. Chesterton, Everyman's Library.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"This glass frame belongs in / the piece of furniture by / Mrs. Lyman's (illeg.) / is (illeg.) in the bathroom"
"MM / A / CX / T.B."
Material
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
marble (rock)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Empire (style)
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
marble (rock)
shaving stands
Stand, Shaving
Dimensions
53 1/4 x 31 7/8 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1997.50
Credit Line
In memory of Charlotte Lyman Clark and Benjamin Schyler Clark
GUSN
174451

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