• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    AN INDIAN BRASS-MOUNTED TEAK CAMPAIGN CHEST

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN INDIAN BRASS-MOUNTED TEAK CAMPAIGN CHEST
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    In two sections, the upper section with an arrangement of four short drawers above a long drawer with side carrying handles, the lower section with two long graduated drawers and side carrying handles, on a stepped plinth with ball feet, the reverse inscribed in chalk 'Lot 134, 6-4-84'
    50½ in. (128 cm.) high; 51½ in. (131 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's Parke Bernet., London, 6 April 1984, lot 134.