A dressing table with ornate leg styling and floral door panels, circa 1920. Photo: Getty Images A dressing table with ornate leg styling and floral door panels, circa 1920. Photo: Getty Images
A dressing table with ornate leg styling and floral door panels, circa 1920. Photo: Getty Images
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Where have all of Hong Kong’s dressing table sets gone?

  • Such items reveal the lives, times, and personal circumstances of their former owners
  • They also show how general fashions and tastes have evolved – and deteriorated – over generations

A dressing table with ornate leg styling and floral door panels, circa 1920. Photo: Getty Images A dressing table with ornate leg styling and floral door panels, circa 1920. Photo: Getty Images
A dressing table with ornate leg styling and floral door panels, circa 1920. Photo: Getty Images
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