Signed "Herter Bros" Rosewood, marble topped dressing case. This piece was made at the height of the Victorian era with all the grace, style and quality only found in the very best makers for use in the finest homes. We are pleased to have purchased it from a local home, it is completely fresh to the market. Very large in scale, all in highly figured solid Brazilian Rosewood with pure white marble tops. It consists of two large, two drawer commodes connected by a large, to the floor central dressing mirror. Each commode has fluted corner columns, turned bun feet and turned drawer pulls. The mirror has a bold central cartouche, acanthus leaf carvings and carved clover shaped finials. Connected to the mirror are large candle shelves, attached to "wings" that rest on each commode. At the end of these "wings" are carved, stylized claw feet. All original, extra fine, "as found" condition. Very clean original finish, white marble in good original condition, working original locks with old keys, original flat mirror (large scratches) and mirror back. Comes apart for easy moving. Stamped "Herter Bros" on the back of each commode. 95" wide x 91" tall x 20 1/2" deep over-all, each commode is 32 1/2" wide x 32" tall x 20 1/2" deep.
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