21 - 22 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 41,300
Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000
A CEYLONESE IVORY-INLAID SPECIMEN WOOD, EBONY AND PARQUETRY CENTRE TABLE
The circular tilt top inlaid with a radiating spiral of specimen woods and engraved ivory with a foliate carved boarder on a reeded and scroll-carved column, with a concave-sided platform on foliate bun feet
31½ in. (80 cm.) high; 48½ in. (123 cm.) diameter
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A related table was displayed in the Ceylon Court of the Paris 1855 International Exhibition and discussed in the Catalogue of the Natural and Artificial Products of Ceylon, 1855.
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