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CHA-218 1L British colonial rosewood planter's chair l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CHA-218 2L British colonial rosewood planter's chair l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CHA-218 3L British colonial rosewood planter's chair l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CHA-218 4L British colonial rosewood planter's chair l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CHA-218 5L British colonial rosewood planter's chair l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CHA-218 6L British colonial rosewood planter's chair l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CHA-218 7L British colonial rosewood planter's chair l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CHA-218 8L British colonial rosewood planter's chair l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore

Anglo-Indian Rosewood Planter’s Chair

Late 19th century

SGD$2,100

A  British colonial planter’s chair in rosewood. The inclined back and seat are caned in one continues section in a pattern typical of the colonial period. Each arm is composed of a flat plank with a rounded end joined to the arm support. Below this arm is a nearly identical plank that rotates out into a footrest. When not in use these planks are stored beneath the arms.

Early representations of the planter’s chair suggest that initially planter’s chairs were used exclusively in the male-dominated environments of the camp and plantation by the late nineteenth century however, planter’s chair were firmly established as a prerequisite of every Anglo-Indian house, principally for use on the veranda.

Bombay
British colonial India
H:87 cm W: 66 cm D: 108 cm
H: 34 " W: 26" D: 42 ½"

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