• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    AN INDIAN BLACKWOOD RECLINING ARMCHAIR

    PROBABLY BOMBAY, CIRCA 1860

    Price Realised  

    AN INDIAN BLACKWOOD RECLINING ARMCHAIR
    PROBABLY BOMBAY, CIRCA 1860
    Intricately carved overall with flowers and berries, the crested toprail decorated with pagados centred by a Holy figure, the cane panelled back and seat flanked by carved serpents, with scrolled arms and conforming legs on stylized beast's-head feet, pegged construction


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