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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 160

    A CEYLONESE IVORY-INLAID SPECIMEN WOOD, EBONY AND PARQUETRY CENTRE TABLE

    MID-19TH CENTURY

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    A CEYLONESE IVORY-INLAID SPECIMEN WOOD, EBONY AND PARQUETRY CENTRE TABLE
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    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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