Pair of Anglo Indian Side Chairs
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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: English: Victorian: Pre 1900: item # 1049462
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STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
524 North Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Exceptional and Rare Pair of Anglo Indian Side Chairs, in rosewood with the backs elaborately pierced and carved with intertwining leafy vines and gracefully “s” shaped stiles; the seats retaining the original caning but now upholstered, the serpentine seat rails carved with a flowerhead and vines; the two front legs cabriole and boldly carved with acanthus leaves terminating in scrolled and pegged feet, the rear legs of chamfered serpentine shape.
Bombay, Circa 1850-60
[Losses, Backs reinforced]
Reference: For similar chairs in The Victoria and Albert Museum, see: Jaffer, Amin, Furniture from British India and Ceylon, page 341.