late c19th indian carved teak or shisham circular ivory inlaid table on octagonal folding base

Late C19th Indian carved teak or ‘shisham’ circular ivory inlaid table on octagonal folding base.


Price

£475
| $632 USD | €538 EUR


Item Ref

ML 205

Description

Late C19th Indian carved teak or ‘shisham’ circular ivory inlaid table on octagonal folding base .
Intricately carved flower-head and scroll design circular top with central panel of ivory inlay , triple inlaid triangular panels and ivory inlaid border edge.
Mounted upon a hinged and folding octagonal base with carved and pierced leaf and scroll decoration .
Produced in colonial ‘British India’ in the areas of Hoshiarpur or Shimla , regions traditionally renowned for this type of high quality carving and intricate ivory and bone inlaid work . Mainly produced for the export market in response for the fashionable demand for exotic ‘Orientalist’ interiors promoted by retailers such as the esteemed Libertys of London .
In good original condition with only minor losses to the inlaid ivory decoration.
H 22”
W 21”
D 21”
India c. 1890
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Internal Ref: ML 205


Dimensions

Height = 56 cm (22")
Width = 53 cm (21")
Depth = 53 cm (21")



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