AN INDO-PORTUGUESE ROSEWOOD AND EBONY CASKET, GOA, 17TH CENTURY
AN INDO-PORTUGUESE ROSEWOOD AND EBONY CASKET, GOA, 17TH CENTURY
AN INDO-PORTUGUESE ROSEWOOD AND EBONY CASKET, GOA, 17TH CENTURY
AN INDO-PORTUGUESE ROSEWOOD AND EBONY CASKET, GOA, 17TH CENTURY
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AN INDO-PORTUGUESE ROSEWOOD AND EBONY CASKET, GOA, 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 600 - 900 GBP

AN INDO-PORTUGUESE ROSEWOOD AND EBONY CASKET, GOA, 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 600 - 900 GBP

Lot Sold:3,125GBP

Lot Details

Description

AN INDO-PORTUGUESE ROSEWOOD AND EBONY CASKET, GOA, 17TH CENTURY


inlaid with ivory dots and floral motifs in ebony, on later feet

16cm. high, 34.5cm. wide, 24.5cm. deep; 6¼in., 1ft. 1½in., 9¾in.

Condition Report

Attractive surface, old repairs notably to front. Top with burn (approx. 1.5cm. diam.). Drawer lacking handle. Escutcheon appears later. Bracket feet later but well done. Repairs, which include patches to veneers, appear to have great age.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Saleroom Notice

This lot contains ivory and other restricted materials. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with CITES licence applications where a buyer elects to either collect or arrange their own shipping, nor will Sotheby's assist with the international movement of ivory/rhino horn by air, either as freight or through hand carry. Sotheby's shipping will only assist in shipping the lot to either domestic UK or EU destinations, where delivery is made by road transport. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.

Cataloguing

Literature

Inventory, 1949, 'An Indo-Portuguese inlaid box with sliding cover, fitted one drawer, 13 ½ “ wide' on the Grand Staircase

Catalogue Note

For related examples, see those illustrated in Pedro Dias, Mobiliário Indo-Português, Moreira de Cónegos, 2013, pp. 46, 292, 293, 336, 374, 387, 398 and 400.

Spetchley - Property from the Berkeley Collection
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