Posted 5 years ago
I purchased this makeup vanity about 15 years ago at the local flea market with the intent of touching it up and cleaning it up for more display than use... it was in rough shape then, and is now in an absolutely loved and worn out condition now... I have used this for the past 15 years heavily and it has become a real utility piece of furniture for me.
The history of this vanity, as I was told when I purchased it, was that it was in an old Colonial Beach, VA seaside motel / inn that had either been closed or remodeled. Nothing more was known.
Before I go and slop some paint on this old work horse, I was hoping that someone might be able to give me some indication of age, manufacturer, etc. I have looked on-line, but have not seen anything even remotely similar... painted (appears to be stenciled or hand painted), with 8 drawers, a swinging mirror, and in an unusual deco/oriental style. I have no idea of this piece is from the 1920s, or from the 1960s... Any indication of age would be greatly appreciated.
This is not a "quality" piece of furniture by any means, but it has endured a bit of a beating through the years and has remained a sturdy and solid, shabby favorite of mine.
Thanks for your help!