A Russian Rococo Style Karelian Birch and Marble Dressing Table

    Unknown maker, Russia
    Nineteenth Century
    Karelian birch veneer, birch, gilt bronze, marble
    Marks: stamped J DOOLY & SONS
    37.5 in. high x 46 in. wide x 23.75 in. deep

    The base with single shaped drawer with raised panels outlined in gilt bronze centering gilt bronze acanthus mount, the front cabriole form legs with shield and shell gilt bronze mounts at knee with stringing to scrolled sabot, sides with raised shaped panels outlined in gilt bronze, rectangular rear legs edged in gilt bronze stringing; the top with shaped backsplash and sides, outlined in gilt bronze with white marble to faces and top.

    The interior of the drawer bears the stamp of John Dooly & Sons of Dublin, Ireland, located at 29/30 Dawson Street who according to a contemporaneous label were purveyors of Antique and Modern Furniture, China, Glass, Silver and Related Ware, Carpets, Pictures, Bedding, Furniture made and restored.

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    October, 2006
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