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British Colonial Rosewood Chest on Stand

Late 19th century

SGD 4,500

A British colonial rosewood chest on stand, reinforced with decorative brass banding along the sides. The chest has a nice brass escutcheon and brass handles on the sides. The inside reveals beautiful brass strap hinges and storage space as well as a small lidded document compartment. The base has a scalloped apron and is resting on four cabriole legs ending in a claw foot.

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. The Indian rosewood that this piece has been made of has a naturally occurring dark shade with a striking grain.

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Malabar coast
British colonial India
H: 98 cm W: 130 cm D: 62 cm
H: 38½” W: 51“ D: 24½”

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