An enchanting Early Northern Italian Dressing Glass c.1760.
With sectional desk compartments and a lower drawer. The mirror is the original mercury glass, sparkling with foxing. The surround is a carved silver leaf gilt frame surmounted with delicately turned finials
The wooden and gessoed dressing glass is decorated in beautiful provincial painting. The columns are hand-painted stimulated Rouge Royale marble and the desk front adorned with geometric panels of faux Bardiglio marble.
A primitive, rustic and wonderful piece.