This pair of antique doors was hand-carved from teakwood in India during the 1800’s. The tall and slender doors are adorned with rectilinear panels of various sizes and orientation. Each quadrilateral features cavetto molding and has been incised with a quatrefoil, or in the case of the larger panels, up to three conjoined trefoils. As is sometimes the case with Indian doors, the excavated areas have been inset with a thin sheet of brass. The wood between the panels has been carved with a crenellated motif punctuated with brass nailheads.
A beautiful pair of teak Indian doors that can be used as a set of interior doors or a room divider. Both doors still have an original barrel hinge, making it possible to install without adding any hardware. The doors could also be installed using a track system, allowing the doors to slide apart, rather than opening on a pivot.
CONDITION: Good antique condition with wear commensurate to age and use, including minor age separations, buildup, and rubs. The doors have a slight bend to them, which is normal for wood of this age. Acceptable losses, especially to the top rails, but the doors are structurally sound. Old repairs to the back of both doors along the bottom rail.