VINTAGE TEAK BOOKCASE
This wonderful and elegant slim vintage teak bookcase originates from Jodhpur and includes an interesting hand carved panel from Kerala. It has been constructed using old teak wood, while three shelves have been built into the unit. A wonderful warm honey-rich glow emanates from the teak wood, enriching the piece’s appearance. An arched shape has been carved at the the top of the bookcase, further enhancing it’s character and charm.
A wonderful example of a slim teak wood bookcase from Rajasthan that includes a strikingly hand carved panel from Kerala. The bookase has been made from old natural teak wood and has three shelves fitted, allowing for plenty of storage options. The top of the bookcase has been carved in an arch shape that brings to the piece an impressive and distinct look. The natural patina colouring of the teak has been further enhanced through time and age.
This bookcase could be used in a study and/or entranceway/hallway to store books and objects. Equally, the bookcase could be used throughout the home.
Made in India.
Unusual Indian Furniture and Accessories
Take a look at our blog about this style of furniture here.
Due to the nature of these pieces each item will vary. With the colours, patterns and metal work on the wood differing from one to another. Please contact us prior to purchase if you would like let us know your preference. We can send photos of the exact item we would send you.
The art of carving: Wood art in India
Wood carving in India has been around since ancient times, with ancient wood carved temples in Uttar Pradesh bearing witness to this. While Sheesham is the most widely used type of wood, mango,walnut, deodar, ebony and sandalwood – (click to continue reading).
19th October 2019
“I would just like to reflect and take the time to say thank you -myself and my husband recently travelled a long way top visit your shop and ordered several pieces of furniture as a result. The pieces arrived so well packaged to protect them, and we were blown away by them when we unpacked them – absolutely stunning. They will provide many, many years of enjoyment. I am sure we will visit again in the future as a result and will be sure to infirm others kind regards,”