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Fitted Antique Vanity Case (1 of 19)
Harts Antiques
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We are a long-established firm of Antique Dealers and restorers, with 35 years of experience. We are dealing in quality pieces from the 17th - 18th - 19th and some early 20th century. Including Furniture from top-quality 18th-century pieces to the more simple vernacular country furniture. We also have various lighting, lamps, porcelain (English, continental and oriental ) bronzes, Tapestries, rugs, clocks and much more! We have a large showroom on site in Cornwall PL24 2SR displaying items in room settings, plus a large barn full of exciting objects awaiting some form of restoration. We currently have over 3,000 items in stock. So if you can't see it here always ask. We only restore pieces that require minimal work, not complete overhauling. All our items are chosen due to their quality and originality. You are always welcome to come and explore. All the Best Mitchell
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Fitted Antique Vanity Case

REF: 11055 / LA472847
£340
€397
$428
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Description
A late 19th-century vanity dressing case by Pittway Brothers, London. Pittway Brothers, London silversmiths and retailer of fine quality fitted portmanteaux and toilet cases. Thought to have been established in 1784, and subsequently by John and William Pittway, was acquired in circa 1861 by William Tween and Frederick Purnell, who continued to run the business under its former name. By the late 1860’s Tween had left the business leaving Purnell to continue alone. It is beautifully made of dark green Morrocan hide. Bramah lock and a swan neck carrying handle, with gilded initials Ow. Inside it has various brushes, compacts, a mirror, glove stretchers and button hooks, All made from faux tortoiseshell with silver monograms inlaid with the initials Ow. Very high quality and indeed expensive when new.
measurements
Height:
4.5 in
Width:
19.5 in
Depth:
11 in
declaration
Harts Antiques has clarified that the Fitted Antique Vanity Case (LA472847) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1890
condition
Good for age. The interior lining is worn in places, the brushes are all in excellent condition.
location
This Fitted Antique Vanity Case is located in Cornwall, United Kingdom
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