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matched 'pair' of late c19th angloindian carved shisham octagonal tables on folding bases
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SA444518

MATCHED 'PAIR' OF LATE C19TH ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED SHISHAM OCTAGONAL TABLES ON FOLDING BASES.

Price
£1,600 | $1,974 USD | €1,850 EUR
Item Number: SA444518
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: in stock
Seller: M Lees and Sons
Seller on Sellingantiques since: 26 February 2013

Description:
Matched 'pair' of late C19th Anglo-Indian carved shisham octagonal tables on folding bases.
High quality tightly-carved octagonal tops of varying carved detail but of identical size , design and scale . Each with geometric and trailing floral and leaf motif designs . The folding and hinged carved bases each with intricate 'pinjra' or 'bird-cage' work , geometric open-fret-work panels of the type traditionally employed in Indian architecture.
Produced by principally Sikh craftsmen in the Simla (or Shimla) hill-top region of Northern India , in locally sourced "shisham" timber for export to the English market .
Both tables of matching dimensions and scale , excellent matched pair of tables to bring symmetry to an interior scheme.
Each table in excellent original condition with no breaks, damage or losses. One table slightly darker in colour , both in dry untouched state . Could be waxed and 'colour-matched' if desired.
Highly fashionable in England during the late C19th  ...show more description

Dimensions
Height = 64 cm (25")
Width = 61 cm (24")
Depth = 61 cm (24")

About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1880. At the time that this antique was being crafted, Victoria, the only child of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Edward Duke of Kent, was the Queen of England.

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.

Dimensions

Height = 64 cm (25")
Width = 61 cm (24")
Depth = 61 cm (24")

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M Lees and Sons

Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
Worcester
WR1 2NB
United Kingdom
Tel: 07860 826218 or 01905 26620
Int'l Tel: +44 7860 826218 or +44 1905 26620
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