A fine colonial chair

A fine colonial chair
imagethumb: 
1770
1780
Height 84 cm., width 74 cm., depth 57 cm.
furniture
An identical chair is in the collection of the Tropen Museum, Amsterdam, inv. Nr. 1954-4 A nearly identical chair is illustrated in: J. Veenendaal, Furniture from Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India, Delft, 1985. pp. 109-111, afb. 128. related literature: A. Jaffer, Furniture from Britisch India and Ceylon, London, 2001, pp. 195-197. J. Terwen-de Loos, Het Nederlandse Koloniale barokmeubel, Franeker, 1985, pp. 61-65. Wonen op de kaap en in Batavia 1602-1795, Zwolle/Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, 2002, p. 38.