Here is a Victorian vanity tray that is my own: with two shots of it: this is brass and glass and sterling and a work of art, if I may say so.
the Evening in Paris perfume. Nothing like Chanel believe me.
I remember my great grandmother who had this type vanity in her bedroom and would allow me to sit there when I visisted her and experiment with cosmetics and her jewelry. I loved these visits with her. I was her oldest grand daughter and allowed this little privilege. This was as late as the late 50's.
This concludes our memory tour of the essential dressing table or vanity of days gone by.