A stunning 19th century Anglo-Portuguese dressing table. (toilet/vanity table) The table is supported with exotic timbers in a swirled pedestal design leading to a carved cockeral, stading on a platformed base with four very well carved lion head feet on brass castors. The table is surmounted by a frieze of acorns, acanthus and egg and dart moulding with a single drawer. The dressing mirror with its original plate supported between two carved spiral columns.
The Barcelos Rooster is Portugal's unofficial symbol and is meant to signify luck, honesty and integrity.
Comes with provenance in the form of insurance papers from 1940
Antique Portuguese Palisander Dressing Table
Table top measures 80cms high.