6 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
AN ANGLO-INDIAN FOLIATE-CARVED PADOUK LOW CHAIR
MID-19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY BOMBAY
The shaped back carved with a lyre splat above a caned seat with gros-point needlework squab cushion, the brass castors stamped 'Cope Patent'
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A similar low chair with pierced back and rosette and leaf carved seatrail is in the Peabody Essex Museum (A. Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon, 2001, pp. 336-7, No. 153).
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