A late 17th century Gujarat inlaid cabinet, some inlay missing
Lot 220Y
An Indo-Portuguese ivory-inlaid wood Table Cabinet Gujerat or Sind, early 17th Century
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,938) inc. premium
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An Indo-Portuguese ivory-inlaid wood Table Cabinet
Gujerat or Sind, early 17th Century
with two hinged doors opening to reveal ten drawers, the fronts inlaid with ivory depicting trees surrounded by standing birds, the back carved with a tree flanked by two smaller trees and two partially carved figures, surrounded by a carved band of scrolling floral interlace
48 x 31 x 35 cm.

Footnotes

  • The designs on the drawers and the carved details on the back of this cabinet relate very closely to those on a fall-front cabinet illustrated in Amin Jaffer, Luxury Goods From India, London 2002, pp. 44-45.
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