5 April 2001
AN ANGLO-INDIAN EBONY, IVORY AND JEWELLED-PASTE-MOUNTED WRITING AND GAMES-TABLE
Early 19th Century
The octagonal sadeli-mosaic banded top inlaid with a chess-board, four sides with reserves of red and green ovals of studded jewels, above four camphorwood-lined drawers, one fitted with seven lidded wells and four ivory inkwells, another fitted with a pink velvet-lined writing-slope and lidded well, with two further small drawers, on a faceted spreading shaft and shaped quadripartite base and later brass ball feet
29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) high; 23½ in. (59.5 cm.) diam.
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