• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 28

    AN INDIAN BLACKWOOD CANED SETTEE

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN INDIAN BLACKWOOD CANED SETTEE
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The palm feather carved toprail and out-scrolled arms, with machine-tapestry squab cushion and two bolsters, on lozenge-decorated baluster legs
    89½ in. (227 cm.) wide


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