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Javanese Antique Furniture & Folk Art

by Sidharta Auctioneer

Platinum House

259 lots | 258 with images

February 5, 2011

Live Auction

Tony Raka Art Gallery

Jln. Raya Mas No 86, Mass Ubud

Bali, Indonesia

Phone: +62 21 727 88366, 727 88368, 727 88334

Fax: +62 21 727 88283

Email: info@sidharta-auctioneer.com

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Cabinet

Lot 1: Cabinet

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Description: Cabinet. Highly unusual painted Cabinet (lemari) with smaller central doors, original paint and vine like carvings on front panels. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: l-143cm

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Cabinet

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Description: Cabinet. Very substantial painted teak cabinet. All doors and panels moldings constructed from thick solid panels, in original colors. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-167 cm

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Cabinet

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Description: Cabinet. Uniquely carved teak Cabinet. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-183 cm

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Table (meja) and Chairs (krosi)

Lot 4: Table (meja) and Chairs (krosi)

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Description: Table (meja) and Chairs (krosi). A set a Table (meja) and two Chairs (krosi). 19th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-66-71 cm

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Chairs (krosi)

Lot 5: Chairs (krosi)

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Description: Chairs (krosi). An assortment of 3 wooden Chairs (krosi) with a variety of caning. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h; 86-99 cm(various)

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Chairs (krosi)

Lot 6: Chairs (krosi)

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Description: Chairs (krosi). An assortment of 2 Chairs (krosi) and Rocking Chairs. 19th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h; 97-114 cm(various)

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Administrative Desk (meja lurah)

Lot 7: Administrative Desk (meja lurah)

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Description: Administrative Desk (meja lurah). Administrative Desk (meja lurah). 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: l-166 cm

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Simple Table-like Chest. 19th century. Dimensions:

Lot 8: Simple Table-like Chest. 19th century. Dimensions:

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Description: Simple Table-like Chest. 19th century. Dimensions: l - 127 cm

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Large Chest. 19th century. Region of origin:

Lot 9: Large Chest. 19th century. Region of origin:

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Description: Large Chest. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: l-168cm

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Large Chest on wheels (grobok)

Lot 10: Large Chest on wheels (grobok)

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Description: Large Chest on wheels (grobok). Large Chest on wheels (grobok). Very beautiful original color and carving on this medium sized this medium sized rice storage chest. Exquiste piece!. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: l-130 cm

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Kris Boards (blawong)

Lot 11: Kris Boards (blawong)

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Description: Kris Boards (blawong). A set of six ornamented Kris Boards (blawong). Dimensions: l: 54 - 72 cm (various)

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Kris Boards (blawong)

Lot 12: Kris Boards (blawong)

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Description: Kris Boards (blawong). A set of six ornamented Kris Boards (blawong). Dimensions: l: 44 - 86 cm

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Kris Boards (blawong)

Lot 13: Kris Boards (blawong)

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Description: Kris Boards (blawong). A set of six ornamented Kris Boards (blawong). Dimensions: l: 52 - 84 cm

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Koboy Chairs

Lot 14: Koboy Chairs

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Description: Koboy Chairs. A set of two Koboy Chairs. Dimensions: h: 77 & 103 cm

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Unique primitive style village bench with storage

Lot 15: Unique primitive style village bench with storage

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Description: Unique primitive style village bench with storage below the seat which is hollowed from single block of teakwood. late 19th century. Dimensions: l:153 cm

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Two wooden chairs.   Dimensions: h: 86 & 101 cm

Lot 16: Two wooden chairs. Dimensions: h: 86 & 101 cm

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Description: Two wooden chairs. Dimensions: h: 86 & 101 cm

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Chairs

Lot 17: Chairs

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Description: Chairs. A carved and painted wooden chair. Dimensions: h: 57 cm

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Three dining chairs, two almost a matcing pair.

Lot 18: Three dining chairs, two almost a matcing pair.

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Description: Three dining chairs, two almost a matcing pair. Dimensions: h: 97 cm

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A small wooden sofa with handrests forming a

Lot 19: A small wooden sofa with handrests forming a

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Description: A small wooden sofa with handrests forming a circle. Dimensions: l: 102 cm

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Two wooden chairs.   Dimensions: h: 93 & 94 cm

Lot 20: Two wooden chairs. Dimensions: h: 93 & 94 cm

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Description: Two wooden chairs. Dimensions: h: 93 & 94 cm

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Double-Sided Bed-Chest

Lot 21: Double-Sided Bed-Chest

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Description: Double-Sided Bed-Chest. DOUBLE-SIDED BED-CHEST (glidek). 19th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-99cm;w-215cm;d-82cm

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Cabinet

Lot 22: Cabinet

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Description: Cabinet. The entire rim of the upper pediment is carved with foliage and seedpods. while the top of the doors are also heavily carved , the lower half features only simple outlines. 19th Century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-158cm;w-159cm;d-67cm

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Chest-Day Beds

Lot 23: Chest-Day Beds

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Description: Chest-Day Beds. With a Narrow box, this rather low glidek features images of tigers confronting a house and a water buffalo. Fights between buffaloes and tigers were common in Java untile the 1920s. Notable , the bulky buffalo, in a confined space, would almost always succeed in crushing the sharp claws and teeth of its fearsomenemy. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-88cm;w-194cm;d-104cm

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Room Divider

Lot 24: Room Divider

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Description: Room Divider. Room Divider. Dimensions: l;261 cm

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Chest-Day Beds (glidek)

Lot 25: Chest-Day Beds (glidek)

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Description: Chest-Day Beds (glidek). Chest-Day Beds (glidek). 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-91cm;w-200cm;d-90cm

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Bed (ranjang)

Lot 26: Bed (ranjang)

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Description: Bed (ranjang). This elegant bed with its understated carvings belongs to a style that combines Javanese aesthetics with the from of a European four-poster bed.. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-216 cm: w-253 cm: d-140 cm

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Gamelan Instrument

Lot 27: Gamelan Instrument

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Description: Gamelan Instrument. Gamelan orchestas both large and small have long been an essential part of Javanese culture. Topped by the ubiquitous naga dragon and painted in hues of celadon green, turqouise and brunished gold leaf, this instrument is decorated with the eight-pointed star (the rose of the winds, representing the compass), a mustical symbol the early centuries of the current era.. 19th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-52cm;w-131cm;d-55cm

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Work Chairs (krosi kerja)

Lot 28: Work Chairs (krosi kerja)

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Description: Work Chairs (krosi kerja). The appearance of inexpensive enamel paints in Java in the 1950s premited further decoration of work chairs with bright colours. We see a classical floral arabesque (left) and a roaring lion (right). The artist has also added a modern composition of squares on the rim of the seat.. 20th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-52cm; w-20cm; d-30cm; h-51cm; w-21cm; d-21cm

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Chest-Seats (glidek)

Lot 29: Chest-Seats (glidek)

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Description: Chest-Seats (glidek). Whereas most glidek have one side heardrest for use as a day bed this example with its beckrest is obviously meant to be used like benches (bangku). Tension is created by juxtaposing the precise witha mass of swirling plant life. A tiny pair of stylised wings-the karung motifis see in the centre field. unopened stylisted lotus blossoms appeare at aech corner.. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-132cm;w-226cm;d-121cm

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Round Dining Tables (meja bunder)

Lot 30: Round Dining Tables (meja bunder)

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Description: Round Dining Tables (meja bunder). One of the side effects of the expansion of the colonial regime and economy was tremendous demand for round tables, chairs and other standard furniture, which would be used by Europeans, Chinese and Javanese in the cities and the coutryside. Very similar in form, these tables are not easily linked to their axact place of manufacture or their intended market.. 20th century. Region of origin: East Central Java Dimensions: h-70 & 75 cm

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Benches

Lot 31: Benches

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Description: Benches. the wide seat on this beautiful bench allowed as many as four men to sit crossed-legged on itwhile playing games suce as the Chinese card game ceki. There seems to have been numerous distinct local styles of benches throughoust East Java before most were discarded for modren equivqlents, making this bench a particularly important eaxaple. Armrests in the shapes of naga dragons are rare, as are curved legs, all of which are seen in this special bench. The beckfrest features a pair of elongated diamonds, which are also seen in the traditional architecture. 19th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-80cm;w-206cm;d-116cm

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These chairs were usedby woman who hand-shredded

Lot 32: These chairs were usedby woman who hand-shredded

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Description: These chairs were usedby woman who hand-shredded cured tobacco leaves to create rough-cut tobacco used in the manufacture of Java's framed aromatic clove cigarettes (kretek). Beginning in the early 20th century in East Java, this traditional would become a national pastime (and addication) that still presists to that still presists to this task. 20th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h: 64cm & 56cm

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Bench-Storage Boxes

Lot 33: Bench-Storage Boxes

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Description: Bench-Storage Boxes. The lively decoratiaons are not carved but painted in subtle hues of green, white, red and black.. 20th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-117cm;w-196cm;d-91cm

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Double-Seated Couch (bangku)

Lot 34: Double-Seated Couch (bangku)

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Description: Double-Seated Couch (bangku). This Georgian-style wicker and teaqk couch is a fine example of early 19th century colonial furniture. While mainting the lines and froam of the European original, the carving above the central beckrest shows a distinct local flair and colouring. Early 19th century. Region of origin: Pesisir, North Java Dimensions: h-110cm;w-153cm;d-64cm

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Bench

Lot 35: Bench

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Description: Bench. The lively decorations are not carved but painted in subtle hues of green, white, red and black. With their tails entwined, two large winged and crowned naga dragons undulate across the top of beckrest.. 19th century. Dimensions: h-95cm;w-213cm;d-100cm

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Benches (bangku)

Lot 36: Benches (bangku)

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Description: Benches (bangku). The most prominent feature of the straight-backed bench are the back posts with finials carved in the shapes of stylised human figures.. 19th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-99cm;w-170cm;d-55cm

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19th century. LARGE CHEST (grobok) Dimensions:

Lot 37: 19th century. LARGE CHEST (grobok) Dimensions:

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Description: 19th century. LARGE CHEST (grobok) Dimensions: h-59 cm, w-166 cm; d-49 cm

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PLANTER'S CHAIR (krosi gobang)

Lot 38: PLANTER'S CHAIR (krosi gobang)

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Description: PLANTER'S CHAIR (krosi gobang). This chair features swivelling arms that allow the sistter to stretch out his legs to their full length. Late19th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-101cm; w-227cm; d-77cm

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Winged Oil Lamps (dlupak, celupak)

Lot 39: Winged Oil Lamps (dlupak, celupak)

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Description: Winged Oil Lamps (dlupak, celupak). The squarish, sober wings of the lamp are engraved with the outlines of the heroes of the Javanese shodow puppet (wayang purwo) version of the grat Hindu epice, the Mahabarata. they are supported by an elongated male figure wearing atall petje hat with tumpal (triangle)motifs along the rim. His masculinty is emphasised by his long curved moustache, and he stares out sternaly with his eyes narrowed to slits, outlined by his arching eyebrows. It is possible that this figure represents awarok, the feared and advenced age are indicated by the black soot stains.. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-84cm;w-17cm;d-28cm

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Long Chest (palungan)

Lot 40: Long Chest (palungan)

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Description: Long Chest (palungan). Equipped with whells and a handle for pulling, this archaic chast seems to have been a forerunner of later grobog and glindek, which replanced the palungan as containers for valupables. The holesbelowthe lid were possibly used for hainging, indicating that this cheast may have been a rice container.. 19th century. Region of origin: Madura 19th century Dimensions: h-51cm;w-232cm;d-38cm

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Oil Lamp (jodog)

Lot 41: Oil Lamp (jodog)

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Description: Oil Lamp (jodog). The female figure (left) with her highly stylisedarms and crown, has a bening quality. The skullike mask -and snaky coiffure (right) suggests that this lamp takes the from of one of the many female ghosts and goblins spoken of in Javanese myths , legends and folklore.. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java 19th century two pieces, h-102cm & 101 cm Dimensions: h-102cm & 101 cm

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Curved Chaise Longue (dinklik)

Lot 42: Curved Chaise Longue (dinklik)

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Description: Curved Chaise Longue (dinklik). Shaped pieces of teak, which conformed to the contoures of the human body,were usually prime candidates for a style of rutic furniture dubbed 'Java Primitive' by European dealers in the 1990s. They are appriciated for their simplicity and their resemblance to contemporary designs.. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-77cm;w-60cm;d-62cm

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Large Round Table (meja bunder)

Lot 43: Large Round Table (meja bunder)

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Description: Large Round Table (meja bunder). Stained black, this table, with its hexagonal central column and simple form, was certainly manufactured for the colonial market, probably in one of the cities on Java's north coast.. 19th or early 20th century. Region of origin: East or Central Java Dimensions: h-76cm;w-175cm;d-175cm

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Country Banches (dinklik)

Lot 44: Country Banches (dinklik)

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Description: Country Banches (dinklik). The seat and beckrest of this bench are carved froma single piece of wood in this magnificent example of'Java Primitive' furniture.. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-64cm;w-191cm;d-73cm

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Cabinet (lemari)

Lot 45: Cabinet (lemari)

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Description: Cabinet (lemari). As seen here, many of the 19th-century Javanese cabinets use hand-forged hinges. These are often fixed to the extirior, rather than to the interior, as is usually the case in Europe. Whereas decoration on most cabinets is limited to their facades, the side panels are also sometimes carved and painted. Notably, the side panels on this piece use an elongated diamond motif not present on the front.. 19th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: w-150cm;w-106cm;d- 50cm

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Chest

Lot 46: Chest

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Description: Chest. This unusual grobog is equipped with small wheels. A thin, blue tree trunk with a bird o either side rises up froam a stylised mountain of red and green. A Fighting cook stands in the centre of an exuberant leafy crown with red flowers. The tree is flanked by a pair of naga dragons with thick, scaly multi-hued bodies. Resting on wild tresses, vibrant royal crowns sit atop their heads. Yellow and green plants soiral around them aginst. Late 19th, early 20th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h-73cm;w-181cm;d-82cm

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Chest-Seats

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Description: Chest-Seats. Whereas most glindek have one side headrest for use as a day bed, both of these examples with thir backrests were obviously meant to be used like benches )bangku). Open flower blossoms anchor tendrils and leaves, all emblazoned in cinnabar red on a creamer background.. 19th century. Region of origin: Ponorogo, East Java Dimensions: h-190cm;w-188cm;d-90cm

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Work Chairs (krosi kerja)

Lot 48: Work Chairs (krosi kerja)

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Description: Work Chairs (krosi kerja). Work Chairs (krosi kerja) | East Java | 20th century| a set of three chairs. 20th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h : 48, 57 & 68 cm

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Two chairs with back made of curved plank of wood

Lot 49: Two chairs with back made of curved plank of wood

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Description: Two chairs with back made of curved plank of wood | h; 102 & 106 cm. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: h; 102 & 106 cm

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Three carved and painted teak Storage Chests

Lot 50: Three carved and painted teak Storage Chests

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Description: Three carved and painted teak Storage Chests (peti) teak wood, l: 59, 71 & 72 cm. 19th or early 20th century. Region of origin: East Java Dimensions: l; 59. 71, & 72 cm

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