An 18th century Vizagapatam table bureau in sandalwood and e...
An 18th century Vizagapatam table bureau in sandalwood and ebony with trailing ivory and penwork floral bands and panels. The fall front enclosing a fitted and stepped interior of fifteen concave drawers with further fitted inlaid detail over a full width frieze drawer raised on short bracket supports with white metal fittings. The top may at one time have supported a looking glass 62 cm wide x 34 cm high x 36 cm deep, together with an associated open table frame on barley twist supports, 75 cm high.
Provenance - Lot 265 - sale of contents at Dowerfield House, Long Bredy, Dorchester, September 25th 1968, Messrs Jackson Stops & Staff, selling for £80 with catalogue of that sale and receipted invoice.