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A Fine Madras Sewing Table

H: 40 in / 102 cm  |  W: 24 in / 61 cm  |  D: 24 in / 61 cm

Description

Constructed in Padouk, extensively carved, the platform base having tripod carved scrolled feet, and above, grotesque masks in the neo-renaissance manner: the central column carved and pierced, with foliates and three gargoyle figures, and the hexagonal gently everted box with a fitted interior and lifting hinged top, with six foliate carved reserves, with gadroon edging, surmounted by a knopped finial. Bearing the makers ivory label, inscribed ‘J.D. Madras’. Madras City, Circa 1840.

REF No. 5704

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