6 July 2000
AN ANGLO-INDIAN IVORY AND EBONY-INLAID BUREAU-CABINET
Late 18th Early 19th Century, Vizagapatam
Decorated overall with foliate borders, the moulded rectangular cornice above a frieze drawer and four small drawers flanked by a door to each side and enclosing pigeon-holes and three drawers, above a bureau-slope, enclosing a fitted interior with pigeon-holes and a drawer flanked by columnar-drawers and three further drawers to each side, above a long drawer, enclosing a fitted interior with four glass phials and lidded compartments, on bracket feet, with hardwood carcas, with fragmentary label for 'Witney Antiques' to the reverse, on a red velvet covered modern stand
32 in. (81.5 cm.) high; 24¼ in. (61.5 cm.) wide; 11¾ in. (30 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 15 November 1985, lot 14.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 22 February 1991, lot 216.
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