Antique Indo-Portuguese door panel with flower detailing -teal and red
The Elephant Head

Antique Indo-Portuguese door panel

Regular price £299.00 £0.00
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This exquisite antique teak wood carved mantle once formed theåÊside panel of a Goan Portuguese entrance door. The entrance door occupied a place of honour in Goan houses.

  • overåÊ100 years old
  • design includesåÊaåÊredåÊfloweråÊpatternåÊin the middle
  • dramatic teal, lavenderåÊcarved background
  • includes metal fixtures to the rear
  • can be wall mounted horizontal or vertical

Dimensions

140 cm (W) x 22 cm (H) x 3 cm (D)

Weight:åÊ5 kg

Goan architecture

Colour played an important role inåÊGoan architecture. So much so that during Portuguese rule the owner of the house could be fined if his house was not painted. Goan architecture itself is a combination of Indian, Islamic and Portuguese styles.

Note to buyer

Please pay careful attention to the pictures as this product hasåÊspent decades open to the elementsåÊand shows signsåÊof significant wear and tear.

We do believeåÊtheåÊimperfections only enhance the beauty of the product.