Late 19th century mahogany Empire Revival ormolu-mounted necessaire table, or small dressing table. With a hinged lid, enclosing a mirror and fitted interior. This sits above a drawer fitted with a leather covered writing surface, The whole piece sits on 4 raised foliate clasped tapering columns, all unified by U-shaped stretchers.
Provenance: Kinloch Castle, Isle of Rum, Scottish Highlands. It was part of the original furnishings in the ‘Empire Room’.
- 71 cm high x 45.5 cm wide x 30 cm deep