Antique Indian Carved Sandalwood Jewellery Box Hindu Deities - Mysore c1860 (Code 2520)
A mid 19th century Indian carved sandalwood jewellery box. Deeply carved center which appears to be Lord Shiva with baby Ganesh and Ashokasundari. The whole box intricately carved including wild animals to the sides. The underside is plain with four brass feet.
The interior is fitted for jewellery and finished in red plush material. Opening the box you get the lovely sandalwood fragrance despite the 150 year age. There is a brass lock which is working and the hinges are also fine.
A lovely example of this increasingly sought after style. Mysore region c1860.
Good for period. Minor shrinkage splits and some movement in the joints as usual. Small split/tiny damage to front left corner of lid. No significant losses. Lock working.
Length: 22.7 cm ( 9 inch )
Depth: 16 cm ( 6 1/4 inch )
Height: 8.5 cm ( 3 3/8 inch )
Weight: 972 grams (before packing)
Stock Code: 2520 MR21-4
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