Shaving table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-174451

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

Descriptive Terms

shaving stands
mahogany (wood)
marble (rock)
glass (material)
Empire (style)
Stand, Shaving

Inscription

"This glass frame belongs in / the piece of furniture by / Mrs. Lyman's (illeg.) / is (illeg.) in the bathroom"
"MM / A / CX / T.B."

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

53 1/4 x 31 7/8 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Charlotte Lyman Clark and Benjamin Schyler Clark

Accession Number

1997.50