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Ceylon | c. 1840


The table of solid ebony, the hexagonal top with particularly detailed inlaid specimen work, a characteristic of the Galle District, a single drawer to one side with solid ebony linings, supported on a double ‘C’ scroll base.

For a similar hexagonal example see Amin Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon, page 373, Fig 141.

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