Lot 111: A CEYLONESE CARVED EBONY TABLE CABINET, SRI LANKA, GALLE DISTRICT, MID-19TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with pierced triangular pediment above a pair of doors enclosing a removable shelf
Overall in good condition with minor old marks, chips and scratches commensurate with age and use. Boldly carved.
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Provenance: Probably acquired by Susan Georgiana Ramsay, Marchioness of Dalhousie (1817-1853)
Dimensions: 52cm high, 44.5cm wide, 17cm deep; 1ft. 8½in., 1ft. 5½in., 6½in.