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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 637

    AN INDIAN IVORY INLAID HARDWOOD LOW TABLE

    ATTRIBUTED TO M.YUSUF ALI AND SONS, MYSORE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    AN INDIAN IVORY INLAID HARDWOOD LOW TABLE
    ATTRIBUTED TO M.YUSUF ALI AND SONS, MYSORE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Of octagonal form, decorated overall with geometric interlacing designs
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high; 15 in. (38 cm.) wide


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    A table of the same type and with virtually matching decoration is illustrated in the catalogue of the Delhi Exhibition of 1902-3 and thought to have been from the Mysore workshop of Yusuf Ali.
    Another, bequeathed to the V & A, acquired by George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston when Viceroy of India (V & A: IM 233-1927), Amin Jaffer Furniture From British India and Ceylon, London, 2001, cat. no. 26, pp.164-165.

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