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British Colonial Camphor & Ebony Campaign Chest of Drawers

Late 19th Century

SGD 12,500

An absolutely stunning British colonial secretaire chest of drawers made of beautifully grained camphorwood and decorated with nicely contrasting  ebony. The top drawer opens to reveal a secretaire interior fitted with several compartments and drawers, allowing records and office supplies to be neatly stored in one place. The writing surface with replaced black leather. It further features two drawers of equal size above two deep long drawers. All of the drawers are flush fitting with the original recessed brass handles and have an inlaid ebony line and escutcheon on the drawer front. All drawers are flanked by two beautifully carved solid ebony pillars. This chest of drawers is constructed of wide single planks of camphor with brass lift handles on the sides and rests on flat bun feet.

The chest is in good condition and has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing.

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Calcutta
British Colonial India
H: 111 cm W: 120 cm D: 53 cm
H: 44” W: 47” D: 21”

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