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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 252

    A PAIR OF LARGE INDIAN IVORY INLAID HARDWOOD DOORS

    PROBABLY HOSHIAPUR, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF LARGE INDIAN IVORY INLAID HARDWOOD DOORS
    PROBABLY HOSHIAPUR, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each of rectangular panelled form within a moulded frame, each door with two large rectangular panels inlaid in ivory with an elaborate fine leafy tree motif within floral surround, the panels flanking a central smaller panel filled with dense leafy inlaid vine, all within similar continuous borders, ebony and ivory, and plain ivory stringing, the frame with bands of similar motifs with diagonal alternating ivory and ebony bands, the reverse with plain panels, strong hinges
    8ft.1in. x 4ft.7½in. (246.2 x 141cm.)


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