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Lot 290 - September 2016

A pair of North East Indian throne chairs, circa 1850 | Grand Auctions
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Lot 290
A pair of North East Indian throne chairs, circa 1850

Auction: September 2016

Probably manufactured in Benares, India. The wooden structure of the chairs are elaborately carved with decoration overlayed in sheet white metal (probably silver) with the arms of the chairs mounted with lion and chinkara heads. Button upholstered with re A pair of North East Indian throne chairs, circa 1850. Probably manufactured in Benares, India. The wooden structure of the chairs are elaborately carved with decoration overlayed in sheet white metal (probably silver) with the arms of the chairs mounted with lion and chinkara heads. Button upholstered with red velvet. (2 items) 24.8 in (63 cm) height, 49.9 in (114 cm) width, 22.4 in (57 cm) depth. An almost identical set is in the Musee des Arts Decoratifs de l'Ocean Indien, in Reunion (an French overseas territory). Also see: Tchakaloff, T.N., La Routes des Indes, Somogy, 1999.

Estimate: £500 - £800

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