Carved Anglo-Indian Davenport Desk with Griffins

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Product ID : SEC00155

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Overview

An intricately-carved Anglo-Indian Davenport desk with all-over flower and foliate design with hinged slant-top writing surface. Features carved supports depicting griffins - mythological creatures that were half eagle and half lion - denoting strength, military courage and leadership, and guardians of treasure. Offers a secret drawer that springs open, above cabinet housing four storage drawers, circa 1870.

24" wide x 26" deep x 48" high.

Period: Anglo-Indian

Place of Origin: India

Date of Manufacture: circa 1870-1880

Period: Late 19th Century

Materials and Techniques: Carved Hardwood

Condition: Good. Original griffin wings have been re-attached and restored.

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