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Anglo-Indian rosewood centre table

Anglo-Indian rosewood centre table

Code: 1987


H: 28" (71.1 cm)Di: 36" (91.4 cm)


The well-figured circular tilt top table with carved, stylised, lotus border above a frieze of carved acanthus scrolls and carved lotus rosettes over gadroon carved border. The quadripartite platform base supports a tripartite column of boldly carved lotus leaf collar, to lotus carved knop and foliate carved baluster. The concave base with moulded panels and floral carved boss extends to turned feet with cast brass castors. The tilt top is secured by a brass catch and bolts. 

This table is probably from a workshop in Bombay, the design of which is taken from an English pedestal table design and dates from circa 1830 - 1850.  Work of similar type can be seen at the Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA.