Made in Colonial India, this antique desk, 19th century solid rosewood table features a scalloped and pierced back gallery and thoroughly carved, scalloped apron and legs. The shoulders of the cabriole legs display mythical vyala creatures with tiger faces bearing their teeth and foliate carving. The legs are joined by a carved, scrolled saltire stretcher. It can be used as a console table or writing desk.
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Width 52 Depth 22 Height 35 inches
Table top: Width 48 Depth 19 Height 29.5 inches
Apron: Height 26.5 inches
Note (table top): shrinkage cracks, dark burn marks, and (1) water ring.