A FINE ANGLO-INDIAN CANED EBONY SETTEE, SRI LANKA, PROBABLY GALLE DISTRICT, MID-19TH CENTURY
elaborately carved ebony frame with foliate details, central rosette, caned seat and back, with modern cushions
111 by 260 by 70.5cm.
In good condition, has recently been professionally restored, some fraying to canning visible underneath, some nicks as consistent with age and use, later modern cushions, as viewed.
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