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CUP-441 1L Anglo-Indian Rosewood Chest of Drawers with Sunburst l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CUP-441 2L Anglo-Indian Rosewood Chest of Drawers with Sunburst l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CUP-441 3L Anglo-Indian Rosewood Chest of Drawers with Sunburst l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CUP-441 4L Anglo-Indian Rosewood Chest of Drawers with Sunburst l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CUP-441 5L Anglo-Indian Rosewood Chest of Drawers with Sunburst l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CUP-441 6L Anglo-Indian Rosewood Chest of Drawers with Sunburst l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
CUP-441 7L Anglo-Indian Rosewood Chest of Drawers with Sunburst l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore

Anglo-Indian Rosewood Chest of Drawers

Mid 19th century

SGD 3,800

An unusual size British colonial rosewood chest of drawers with a rectangular moulded top. It features two equal size drawers above two larger ones. The panels of all the drawers are carved with oval sunburst designs centered with inset brass-drawer handles. Similar to the top, a moulded edge with egg and dart carving at the bottom. The piece stands on four bun feet ending in a ring.
The sunburst or ‘Surajmukhi’ is a typical motif of the state of Gujarat signifying prosperity.

The chest of drawers is in good condition and has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing. The rosewood has a dark shade with a striking grain.
Read more about tropical hardwood here.

Gujarat
British colonial India
H: 88 cm W: 122 cm D: 50 cm
H: 34 ½” W: 48” D: 19 ½”

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