Large Indian cabinet
Lot 407W
A large Bombay Presidency wood Linen Press Cupboard Western India, circa 1860
Sold for £4,200 (US$ 7,059) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large Bombay Presidency wood Linen Press Cupboard
Western India, circa 1860
blackwood, carved and pierced, comprising 8 sections, the upper section with 4 doors opening to reveal shelves, the lower half with 6 drawers and 2 doors, all decorated with a large sunburst motif; supported on a base with 2 mouldings with stylised leaves on 8 reeded bun feet, the top surmounted by an openwork floral design railing with 6 knop finials
245 x 55 x 241 cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Formerly in the collection of the late Sir R.D. Sethna, (1854 - 1933) of Esplanade House, Bombay, adviser and lawyer of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III of Baroda (reg. 1875 - 1939); acquired by the present owner's father circa 1970.

    Inside the present lot was a fragment of The Daily Telegraph Deccan, Poona, 29th March 1879.
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