Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779)
1760 - 1820
Glass, Satinwood, MahoganyOrder this image
Clandon Park, Surrey
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Early George III marquetry satinwood dressing table, possibly by Thomas Chippendale, the upper part with a pagoda cresting enclosing a shaped and adjustable mirror, with drawers and a writing compartment enclosed by a tambour beneath, and flanked at each side by a pagoda faced with three cupboard doors inlaid with a group of Chinese musicians, an oval medallion of Cupid and a large scale-pattern border, the frieze with a baize-covered slide and a drawer fitted for toilet implements with lidded wells and an adjustable mirror, and inlaid with a classical urn and trophies, on tapering legs.
originally from Longford Castle, brought back from America by Mrs Gubbay after Second World War.
Makers and roles
Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779) , cabinet maker