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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 451

    A PAIR OF ANGLO-INDIAN SOLID ROSEWOOD ARMCHAIRS

    CIRCA 1840, PROBABLY BOMBAY

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    A PAIR OF ANGLO-INDIAN SOLID ROSEWOOD ARMCHAIRS
    Circa 1840, Probably Bombay
    Each with a curved reeded toprail above a carved splat, scrolled arms and drop-in seat, on sabre legs (2)


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    This pair of armchairs, carved from solid rosewood with pegged construction relate to examples made in Bombay. They derive from designs by Peter and Michael 'Angelo' Nicholson, The Practical Cabinet-Maker, Upholsterer and Complete Decorator, 1826, and Thomas King, Modern Designs Exemplified, 1829. For a similar example see Armin Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon, London, 2001, no. 116, p. 297.

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