A SET OF SIX ANGLO-INDIAN CANED CARVED TEAK ARMCHAIRS, FIRST-HALF 19TH CENTURY
A SET OF SIX ANGLO-INDIAN CANED CARVED TEAK ARMCHAIRS, FIRST-HALF 19TH CENTURY
A SET OF SIX ANGLO-INDIAN CANED CARVED TEAK ARMCHAIRS, FIRST-HALF 19TH CENTURY
A SET OF SIX ANGLO-INDIAN CANED CARVED TEAK ARMCHAIRS, FIRST-HALF 19TH CENTURY
A SET OF SIX ANGLO-INDIAN CANED CARVED TEAK ARMCHAIRS, FIRST-HALF 19TH CENTURY
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Property from the Estate of John Bedford

A SET OF SIX ANGLO-INDIAN CANED CARVED TEAK ARMCHAIRS, FIRST-HALF 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Property from the Estate of John Bedford

A SET OF SIX ANGLO-INDIAN CANED CARVED TEAK ARMCHAIRS, FIRST-HALF 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:9,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Estate of John Bedford

A SET OF SIX ANGLO-INDIAN CANED CARVED TEAK ARMCHAIRS, FIRST-HALF 19TH CENTURY


with later buttoned leather squab cushions



Condition Report

An interesting set. Variations in colour throughout and one example in particular would benefit from wax or polish. Some re-caned. One with punctured cane seat and one with sagging to cane seat. Old marks, scuffs and scratches throughout, some of which have losses to varnish. Leather good. Joints sound and sturdy. In overall reasonable conserved condition.


"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."

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

For a further example of this model, see that in the collections of The Peabody Essex Museum (E80324) and illustrated in Amin Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon, Singapore, 2001, p. 388, fig. 194. Jaffer notes the design was extremely popular with variants discovered across the Indian subcontinent, Indonesian archipelago and South Africa.

STYLE: Private Collections
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