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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 306

    A CARVED EBONY ARMCHAIR

    SOUTH INDIA OR CEYLON, LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A CARVED EBONY ARMCHAIR
    SOUTH INDIA OR CEYLON, LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Decorated throughout with trailing foliage and flowers, the back flanked by crouching lion finials and with scrolled arms and spiral turned and square section legs joined by shaped stretchers, the seat originally caned and later upholstered, damages


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    Furniture of this type is discussed in Amin Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon, London, 2001.

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