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Antique Asian Important Pair of Commodes/Chests of Majestic Proportions

Origin Sri Lanka
Period 19th Century
Materials Calamander Wood.
W. 46.85 in; H. 35.43 in; D. 23.23 in;
W. 119 cm; H. 89.99 cm; D. 59 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date 1800
Description Sri Lanka. Formerley Ceylon c.1800.

An Important, Rare and Fabulous Pair of Calamander Wood Chests/Commodes of Majestic Proportions, retaining the original silver handles. Of note is the exceptional choice of timber with superb natural patination.

Estate of Sir Oliver Chesterton MC

Literature: See Amin Jaffer "Furniture from British India and Ceylon. This furniture has a lot of similarities to work from the Galle District of India in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Styles / Movements Asian
Incollect Reference Number 335847
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