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A SMALL SRI LANKAN AMBOYNA BURR, EBONY AND ROSEWOOD OCCASIONAL TABLE WITH BRASS MOUNTS

Early 19th century

On a central foot with four cylindrical feet, decorated with garlands, the flipping top of square form.

H. 70 x W. 71 x 49.5 cm

Note:

Because of the obvious influence of the English William IV style this small table was made for the English who took over Sri Lanka from the Dutch after the peace treaty of Amiens in 1802.