Extremely rare Ceylon era cane seat from India with tapering square legs on toupe feet to front, tiger-like back leg design, shaped rail-joined muttonleg rear legs, all rising to a caned seat centering down-turned spatulate arms and straight stiles and crest rail. Cane was hand woven and in great condition. Minor scuffs and abrasions. Surveyed by Barbara Roberts and appraised by Robert Dishmond in Seattle. From designer Lucia Lawrence's private collection, stored in climate controlled warehouse.