19th Century Madras, Indian Carved Occasional Table or Sewing Table

19th Century Madras, Indian Carved Occasional Table or Sewing Table

19th Century Madras, Indian Carved Occasional Table or Sewing Table

Date & Origin c. 1840, India
Dimensions
H
102 cm (40 inc)
W
61 cm (24 inc)
D
61 cm (24 inc)
Description
Constructed in Padauk, extensively carved, the platform base having tripod carved scrolled feet, and above, grotesque masks in the neo-renaissance manner: the central column carved and pierced, with foliates and three gargoyle figures, and the hexagonal gently everted box with a fitted interior and lifting hinged top, with six foliate carved reserves, with gadroon edging, surmounted by a knopped finial. Bearing the makers ivory label, inscribed 'J.D. Madras'.
Medium
Padauk
Signed / Inscribed
Inscribed 'J.D. Madras'
Condition
Excellent
Stock Code 5704
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
102 cm (40 inc)
W
61 cm (24 inc)
D
61 cm (24 inc)
Description
Constructed in Padauk, extensively carved, the platform base having tripod carved scrolled feet, and above, grotesque masks in the neo-renaissance manner: the central column carved and pierced, with foliates and three gargoyle figures, and the hexagonal gently everted box with a fitted interior and lifting hinged top, with six foliate carved reserves, with gadroon edging, surmounted by a knopped finial. Bearing the makers ivory label, inscribed 'J.D. Madras'.
Stock Code 5704

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