Dressing & Vanity Tables Photos

Dressing or vanity tables usually carry mirrors for fixing hair, wigs, makeup, or clothing. Since people sit in front of such tables, units often have matching chairs.

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Dressing table prob. from Portsmouth, NH at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Dressing table from Newtown, CT & side chair at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Dressing table decorated with Revolutionary designs in beech wood at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Combination woman's desk & vanity table by Josef Haupt at Historical Museum of City of Vienna. Vienna, Austria.
Dressing table (1740-60) prob. from Portsmouth, NH at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Dressing table (1775) from Newtown, CT & side chair at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Dressing table (late 18thC) decorated with Revolutionary designs in beech wood at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Combination woman's desk & vanity table (1805) by Josef Haupt at Historical Museum of City of Vienna. Vienna, Austria.
Empire dressing table by Carel Breytspraak, for palace bedroom of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.South Carolina period bedchamber with dressing table & comb-back Windsor armchair from Hopsewee Plantation, SC at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Crystal toilette table & chair by L'Escalier de Cristal of Paris under Marie-Jeanne-Rosalie Desarnaud-Charpentier at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Detail of crystal chair & toilette table by L'Escalier de Cristal of Paris under Marie-Jeanne-Rosalie Desarnaud-Charpentier at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Empire dressing table (1808-10) by Carel Breytspraak, for palace bedroom of Louis Napoleon, King of Holland at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.South Carolina period bedchamber (1810-20) with dressing table & comb-back Windsor armchair from Hopsewee Plantation, SC (mid 19th C) at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Crystal toilette table & chair (c1819) by L'Escalier de Cristal of Paris under Marie-Jeanne-Rosalie Desarnaud-Charpentier at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Detail of crystal chair & toilette table (c1819) by L'Escalier de Cristal of Paris under Marie-Jeanne-Rosalie Desarnaud-Charpentier at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Duncan Phyfe-style dressing table with vanity objects at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Mahogany veneer dressing table from New York in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Vanity dresser with mirror in bedroom at Park-McCullough Historic Estate. North Bennington, VT.Lady's dressing table with mirror in Laura's boudoir at Park-McCullough Historic Estate. North Bennington, VT.
Duncan Phyfe-style dressing table (c1820) with vanity objects at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Mahogany veneer dressing table (c1825) from New York in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Vanity dresser with mirror (1865-80) in bedroom at Park-McCullough Historic Estate. North Bennington, VT.Lady's dressing table with mirror (1865-80) in Laura's boudoir at Park-McCullough Historic Estate. North Bennington, VT.
Civil War dressing room with dressing table by Thomas Brooks of Fulton St., Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Woman's travel vanity case at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.Dressing table in Eliza Jumel's Dressing Room at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Silver Martelé dressing table & stool by William C. Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Civil War dressing room with dressing table (1872) by Thomas Brooks of Fulton St., Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Woman's travel vanity case (end 19thC) at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.Dressing table in Eliza Jumel's Dressing Room (19th C) at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Silver Martelé dressing table & stool (1899) by William C. Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Arts & Crafts vanity dresser with mirror by Quaint Furniture of Grand Rapids, MI in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Dressing table by Joan Busquets i Jane at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Narwhal tusk silver dressing table & chair in Nordic style by Tiffany & Co. said to have been exhibited at St. Louis Worlds Fair at Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA.Art nouveau mirror & dressing tables from Guimard Hotel by Hector Guimard at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.
Arts & Crafts vanity dresser with mirror (1900-20) by Quaint Furniture (Stickley Brothers Co.) of Grand Rapids, MI in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Dressing table (1902) by Joan Busquets i Jane at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Narwhal tusk silver dressing table & chair in Nordic style by Tiffany & Co. said to have been exhibited at St. Louis Worlds Fair (1903) at Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA.Art nouveau mirror & dressing tables from Guimard Hotel (1909-12) by Hector Guimard at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.
Art Deco dressing table with quilted maple veneer by Betty Joel of England at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Dressing table with swan features at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.Swan neck detail on dressing table at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.Vanity table at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.
Art Deco dressing table with quilted maple veneer (1930) by Betty Joel of England at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Dressing table with swan features at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.Swan neck detail on dressing table at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.Vanity table at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.
Vanity dresser at Clinton Birthplace Home. Hope, AR.Bedroom table with vanity set at Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House. Tucson, AZ.Bedroom dressing table with mirror at Bidwell Mansion house museum. Chico, CA.Dressing table at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Vanity dresser at Clinton Birthplace Home. Hope, AR.Bedroom table with vanity set at Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House. Tucson, AZ.Bedroom dressing table with mirror at Bidwell Mansion house museum. Chico, CA.Dressing table at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Bedroom with vanity, chair & breakfast tray at Rosemount House Museum. Pueblo, CO.Vanity dresser at Baca Adobe House. Trinidad, CO.Vanity set at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Dressing table in Edith Wilson's bedroom at Woodrow Wilson House. Washington, DC.
Bedroom with vanity, chair & breakfast tray at Rosemount House Museum. Pueblo, CO.Vanity dresser at Baca Adobe House. Trinidad, CO.Vanity set at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Dressing table in Edith Wilson's bedroom at Woodrow Wilson House. Washington, DC.
Silver vanity set at Maxim's Art Nouveau Collection 1900. Paris, France.Dressing table with telephone in upstairs master bedroom at Lumière Museum. Lyon, France.Egyptian-style vanity table in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Art Nouveau dressing table & mirror at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.
Silver vanity set at Maxim's Art Nouveau Collection 1900. Paris, France.Dressing table with telephone in upstairs master bedroom at Lumière Museum. Lyon, France.Egyptian-style vanity table in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Art Nouveau dressing table & mirror at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.
Blue glass vanity objects plus blue oil lamp with white glass shade at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Vanity mirror in top-floor bedroom at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Dressing table with harp-like legs at Russborough House. Ireland.Vanity table with large mirrors in Golden Vale Farmhouse at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. County Clare, Ireland.
Blue glass vanity objects plus blue oil lamp with white glass shade at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Vanity mirror in top-floor bedroom at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Dressing table with harp-like legs at Russborough House. Ireland.Vanity table with large mirrors in Golden Vale Farmhouse at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. County Clare, Ireland.
Silver vanity set of Caroline Harrison at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Vanity dresser in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Dressing table in master bedroom at John F. Kennedy NHS. Boston, MA.Vanity mirror in bedroom at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Silver vanity set of Caroline Harrison (Xmas gift 1891) at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Vanity dresser in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Dressing table in master bedroom at John F. Kennedy NHS. Boston, MA.Vanity mirror in bedroom at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Vanity table with mirror at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Arts & Crafts vanity dresser with mirror & lamp at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Arts & Crafts vanity set of nail file, shoe horn, comb, nail buffer, hair brush & boxes at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Arts & Crafts clock, lamp & vanity set with cuticle knife, button hook &, nail buffer at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Vanity table with mirror at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Arts & Crafts vanity dresser with mirror & lamp at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Arts & Crafts vanity set of nail file, shoe horn, comb, nail buffer, hair brush & boxes at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.Arts & Crafts clock, lamp & vanity set with cuticle knife, button hook &, nail buffer at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Pink guest bedroom in Roosevelt home occupied by notables like the King George VI & Winston Churchill. Hyde Park, NY.Vanity table with mirror & sleigh bed with blue coverlet in upstairs bedroom at Lindenwald. Kinderhook, NY.Vanity dresser in Alice's bedroom at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.Vanity set with glove stretcher & button hook in Alice's bedroom at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.
Pink guest bedroom in Roosevelt home occupied by notables like the King George VI & Winston Churchill. Hyde Park, NY.Vanity table with mirror & sleigh bed with blue coverlet in upstairs bedroom at Lindenwald. Kinderhook, NY.Vanity dresser in Alice's bedroom at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.Vanity set with glove stretcher & button hook in Alice's bedroom at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.
Dressing table at Conference House. Staten Island, NY.Wax cylinder record player & mirrored vanity stand at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Daybed & vanity table in Guest Bedroom at Kingscote. Newport, RI.Vanity table with dresser set at Chateau-sur-Mer. Newport, RI.
Dressing table at Conference House. Staten Island, NY.Wax cylinder record player & mirrored vanity stand at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Daybed & vanity table in Guest Bedroom at Kingscote. Newport, RI.Vanity table with dresser set at Chateau-sur-Mer. Newport, RI.
Vanity table at Chateau-sur-Mer. Newport, RI.Dressing table inlaid with mother of pearl in Doris Duke's bedroom at Rough Point. Newport, RI.Dressing table in bedroom at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.Dressing table in pink bedroom at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.
Vanity table at Chateau-sur-Mer. Newport, RI.Dressing table inlaid with mother of pearl in Doris Duke's bedroom at Rough Point. Newport, RI.Dressing table in bedroom at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.Dressing table in pink bedroom at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.
Dressing table with mirror at Neill-Cochran House Museum. Austin, TX.Eastlake vanity set on washstand at Neill-Cochran House Museum. Austin, TX.Vanity cabinet at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.Dressing table in Nursery at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.
Dressing table with mirror at Neill-Cochran House Museum. Austin, TX.Eastlake vanity set on washstand at Neill-Cochran House Museum. Austin, TX.Vanity cabinet at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.Dressing table in Nursery at Craigievar Castle. Alford, Scotland.
Dressing table in Queen's bedroom on Royal Yacht Britannia. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bedroom dressing table with mirror at Tenement House museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Vanity set in Lady Ailsa's dressing room at Culzean Castle. Maybole, Scotland.Table with built in mirror before Adamesque fireplace at Culzean Castle. Maybole, Scotland.
Dressing table in Queen's bedroom on Royal Yacht Britannia. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bedroom dressing table with mirror at Tenement House museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Vanity set in Lady Ailsa's dressing room at Culzean Castle. Maybole, Scotland.Table with built in mirror before Adamesque fireplace at Culzean Castle. Maybole, Scotland.
Work chair with table in Mrs. Vanderbilt's Bedroom at The Breakers. Newport, RI.Reading table with candle holders by Pierre IV Migeon at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Swan dressing table in master bedroom of Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA.Details of dressing table with narwhal tusks & ivory inlay at Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA.
Work chair with table in Mrs. Vanderbilt's Bedroom at The Breakers. Newport, RI.Reading table with candle holders (c1750) by Pierre IV Migeon at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Swan dressing table in master bedroom of Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA.Details of dressing table with narwhal tusks & ivory inlay at Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA.

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