Antique Anglo Indian Desk from Bombay

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"Anglo-Indian" antique Raj desk from Western India, Rajasthan Region. This desk is hand-carved rosewood. The style is that of a Davenport desk.  The desk was crafted in Bombay, India circa 1860 to 1870. Birds and snakes are finely carved in an all-over design. The desk has a pierced carved gallery over the hand-tooled leather topped writing surface and has four interior drawers. The body is raised on two front carved winged birds with snake columns, backed by carved case holding a secret pen drawer on side, which is activated by puling the interior bottom left drawer pull. The pen drawer pops out and hinges over a door holding four drawers, all-over ornately carved dog feet. Measures 52.75 inches to top of its back-splash, 24 inches deep, 24 inches wide and 33.5 inches to the middle of its writing surface.

Excellent condition, original finish.

See Furniture from British India and Ceylon by Aminb Jaffer for pieces of similar quality.

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