Lot 99: AN ANGLO-INDIAN HARDWOOD AND SPECIMEN MARBLE GAMES TABLE, BHARATPUR, RAJASTAN, CIRCA 1850 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the Agra top inlaid in coloured marbles with a chess board within foliate border, the boldly carved support with four scrolled legs on a plinth base
The beautiful specimen marble top with minor chips, marks and scratches consistent with age and use. The base with an age crack but structurally sound.
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Provenance: Presented to Marquess Dalhousie by H.H. Maharaja Shri Brijendra Sawai Balwant Singhji Bahadur, Maharaja of Bharatpur (b. 1820, ruled 1825-1853)
Dimensions: 77cm. high, 57cm. wide, 57cm. deep; 2ft. 6 1/2in., 1ft. 10 1/2 in., 1ft. 10 1/2 in.