Louis XIV Kingwood Dressing Table. C. 1755
Louis XVI Kingwood dressing table with ormolu feet, the top with folding mirror and two compartments, one with some original fittings including cut glass cup and saucer, scent bottles, funnel, and three porcelain pommade pots decorated in blue, one marked for Mennecy. Circa 1755
Mirror replaced, 3 ormolu mounts replaced
80cm wide; 75cm high
Note the iron hinges; later copies of the 19th & 20th century use an ormolu here. Provenance: From the collection of Caroline Fairfax Simson, once a part of the 18th century collection housed in Clyde Bank, The Rocks, Sydney.