A large Indian carved hardwood door,
probably 19th century, Gujarat, having a deep relief carved frieze on elephant corbels, the panelled door carved with flower head designs and set with bronze handles, all with traces of original paint,
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Sold for £980
Wear and losses throughout. Appears in an attractive distressed condition, old damage to elephant heads, both having lost large portions of their tusks, a large chunk of timber missing from the inside edge of right-hand elephants, separation of panels in places due to shrinkage, old nails and fixings protruding. Rust to ironwork.
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Auction: The Sally Hunter and Ian Posgate Collection, Badgemore Grange, Tue, 18th May 2021
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