A 19th Century Anglo Indian padouk wood armchair with carved eagle crest amongst foliage. The rest of the frame is heavily carved with flowers and leaves around a rattan seat and backrest. The arms are removable from the turned padouk arm supports which are a continuation of the octagonal cut and turned front legs. The rear legs have carved details and are scrolling backwards to compliment the shape of the armchair, circa 1830
Anglo Indian was a term given to furniture from the 18th and 19th century, made in India for the British market. The furniture was usually made from local woods such as teak. camphor and padouk (padauk) and was sometimes inlaid with ivory or bone. The pieces were usually heavily carved with Indian themes and intricate foliate designs.
The rattan and wood is in excellent condition.
Early 19th Century Anglo Indian Padouk Wood Armchair circa 1830