Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779)
1760 - 1820
Glass, Satinwood, Mahogany
178 cm (H)102 cm (W)61 cm (D)Order this image
Clandon Park, Surrey
[Saved] 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.
Bequeathed to the National Trust in 1968 by Mrs Hannah Gubbay Originally from Longford Castle, brought back from America by Mrs Gubbay after the Second World War.
Makers and roles
Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779) , cabinet maker