antique Anglo-Indian Ivory armchairs from 1785

Eileash

Eileash

2015-07-06 11:42:04

This pair of antique Anglo-Indian Ivory armchairs from 1785 sold at Sothebys yesterday for £482,500-almost double their highest estimate. The chairs were presented to Warren Hasting, Governor-General of British India from 1773 by the widow of Mir Jafar (nawab of Murshidabad), Mani Begum.
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