Used to describe furniture and furnishings made in India from the 18th century onwards by Indian cabinetmakers using local timbers and accessories, for the colonial British market and wealthy locals, that was a fusion of the styles and techniques of the two cultures. Teak, camphor wood, padouk, coromandel and ebony were common timbers, and the furniture was sometimes inlaid with ivory or bone, and usually extensively carved with Indian themes including elephants and intricate foliate designs. Similar furniture was made in other colonies such as Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Kashmir.
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Australian cast iron panels and pieces by James McEwan and Co. Melbourne, circa 1885, originally part of an impressive Australian motif hallstand exhibited at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, London 1886, doors 58 cm high, 31 cm wide
Superb 19th century Anglo-Indian alter table, with a finely carved demi-lune shaped upper back, intricately displaying open cut floral and vine motifs and buddhist symbolic representations, above a two graduated alter shelves with pillar supports, above a
A 19th century Anglo Indian rosewood Davenport, all over elaborately carved with dominant floral scrolls, various masks, traditional form with sloping hinged lid revealing fitted compartment, cupboard drawer to right side inclosing four drawers, a lion mas
An Anglo Indian teak secretaire campaign chest, late 19th century, with brass fittings and carry handles, the central fall front drawer enclosing pigeon holes and drawers, flanked by short drawers above lower section of three drawers, 107 width x 51.5 dept
An Anglo Indian ebony side chair, circa 1830, in the Regency manner with reeded shaped crest and open carved back splat, caned seat on turned and reeded legs. Condition: Generally stable condition. Metal stablising plate attached to back. Small loss to gra
A set of six Regency Anglo Indian rosewood open armchairs, each with caned seat, the curved top rail with scroll ends, the back splat with open carved floral roundels, the reeded scroll arms on baluster and turned supports
An Anglo Indian rosewood tilt top table, the plain circular top above a turned and reeded campagna column and triform base with reeded scroll feet, 102 diameter x 77 cm high. Condition: split and marks to top, stabalising strut added to underneath of top,
An Anglo Indian teak campaign chest, late 19th century, with two stages, brass fittings and carry handles, two short above three long drawers, on bun feet, 106 width x 55 depth x 110 cm height. Condition: Repair to one bun foot, brass fitting to one drawer
An Anglo-Indian relief carved ebony frame with an ivory medallion scene of Qutub Minar. Late 19th to early 20th century. The rectangular frame with shaped legs and a brass easel support, finely relief carved with scrolling flora and enclosing an oval ivory
1940's French Art Deco occasional table, circular top features an elaborate geometric inlay of walnut burl, Indian rosewood and Cirassian walnut set in maple burl and banded with Macassar ebony. Height 71 cm. Depth 73.5
An Anglo Indian Padouk wood console table, circa 1835 having a shaped back carved with scrolling foliage, a moulded rim to the serpentine top, a carved and pierced frieze, supported on four acanthus carved cabriole legs joined by stretchers, 79 cm high, 13
A 19th century Camphorwood and ebonised bureau, possibly Anglo-Ceylonese, the drop front opening to a fitted interior, above a serpentine front with three full-length drawers, plinth base, 91 x 96 x 51 cm
A carved Anglo-Indian folding rosewood occasional table. Late 19th century, the shaped square table with fish scale decorated edges, intricately carved with raised relief foliage, traditional tendril and floral patterns and raised upon a four legged foldin
Pair of British Colonial chairs Anglo-Indian, mid 19th century each with woven cane seat, scrolled arms, raised on tapered legs (2). Height 83 cm. Width 58 cm. Depth 44.8 cm. Provenance: Purchased from Neumann Antiques, 4 March 1963
Rare Anglo-Indian campaign mahogany chest of drawers mid 19th century with its original two-part fitted transit packing case, the chest in two parts with two short and three long drawers on detachable bun feet, with brass-bound corner mounts. Provenance: P
A fine Anglo Indian rosewood sofa table, circa 1835 having an acanthus moulded rim to the rectangular top, foliate carving to the frieze with drawers, supported on two scroll carved standards joined by a carved stretcher, each standard terminating in out s
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