Indo-Portuguese Rosewood Marble Top Side TableMid 19th century
A Portuguese colonial rosewood octagonal side table with an overlapping marble top. The apron with a beautiful pattern of foliate and stringing white cedar inlay work. The base has four curved spindles with lozenge-shaped white cedar inlay. The center of the base features a robust shaft with two smaller donut-shaped rings at the top and two bigger ones at the bottom. It rests on four cabriole legs.
The table 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 rosewood has a dark shade giving sharply defined contrast to the white cedar inlay work The marble top has been replaced.
Portuguese colonial India
H: 75 cm W: 77 cm D: 77 cm
H: 29½” W: 30½” D: 30½”