Ceylonese cabinet

Oct 15, 2019. 15:26 UTC
Ceylonese Cabinet
Shriyan
United States of America

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For sale
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Description

Ceylonese Cabinet. Anglo Indian cabinet with table. Satinwood and ebony rectangular shaped cabinet on table and drawers. Handmade 19-20th century, Sri Lanka.

Provenance

My uncle used to owned this from Sri Lanka, he gave it us when he retired.

$1,000 - $2,000 (United States Dollar)
Answered within 7 days
Oct 22, 06:22 UTC
By Georg

Dear Shriyan,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Sadly regarding technical problems, the images and messages were not displayed. I apologize for the delay of the appraisal.

The presented object appears to be a cabinet with unknown measurements. This cabinet was highly possible made in Ceylon and uses exotic woods in its construction like satinwood and ebony wood for the decor elements. This cabinet follows in its construction traditions from the 17th century with the combination of an main and upper body on a stand. Such pieces were made mainly for export in the second half of the 19th century.
This piece is in medium condition and there are damages visible.
An estimation would be between 1.000 to 2.000 USD.
This estimation is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparables. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and vary.

With kind regards,
Georg

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