A FINE KATAMKARI BONE- AND SILVER-INLAID WOOD CABINET, SIND OR GUJARAT, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY of rectangular form on turned feet with a hinged drop-front revealing five drawers each with turned knobs, the wood body inlaid with bone, silver and lac, decorated throughout with katamkari or sadeli panels, roundels and stars
Estimated Price: €1,000 - €1,500 Description: SMALL TRAVELING CABINET INDO-PORTUGUESE In teak coated with sissoo, with ivory decorations, plants forming geometrical patterns. Folding top, inside with six drawers simulating eight. Changed locker. India, 17th century. Dim. 31,5x46,5x20 cm.
An Indian Sadeli-Ware Box India c.1815 A fine early 19th century fall-front box inlaid in sadeli-ware, the intricate decoration a geometric micromosaic of ivory, green-stained ivory, tin, horn, ebony and sappan wood, the front revealing six drawers with further panels of sadeli work, all edged with ivory stringing.
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Cabinet on table-stand
Cabinet on table-stand | V&A Search the Collections. This cabinet on table-stand is a superb example of Indian furniture. The maker has decorated the exterior with rich ivory inlay. It shows pairs of courtly figures engaged in various activities. These include conversing while seated on a platform throne (takht), dancing, and hunting with falcons and on elephant back. The decoration is typical of a large group of furniture which scholars believe originated in the coastal regions of Gujarat…