Description & Technical information

The table cabinet veneered with tortoiseshell panels backed with gold leaf within ivory borders together with ebony stringing. The drop-front opening to reveal an arrangement of drawers. The front of the cabinet with a silver double-headed eagle escutcheon and gilt-bronze handles to each side.

Date:  17th century
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  India, Sri Lanka
Medium: gold, Ivory, Tortoiseshell panels, gilt-bronze
Dimensions: 21 x 30 x 22 cm (8¹/₄ x 11³/₄ x 8⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art