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Antique Indian Hand Carved Sandalwood Box with Lock - Mysore Region c1870 (Code 2661)

  • £14500


Description

An antique Indian hand carved box in sandalwood.  It dates circa 1870 and would have been produced in the Mysore region during the colonial period.  It is profusely carved with leaves and flowers, the lid having a central reserve with Hindu deities.  The box has a lock which is still working, the interior is plain.  It may have been intended for playing cards, jewellery or simply as a desk box.

 

Condition

As expected for period, some wear, slight losses to carved detail in places.  Some old glue visible in the lid joints, likely original.  Old sticky marks to interior from sellotape.

 

Measurements (Approx)

Height:  6.4 cm  ( 2 1/2 inches) 

Length: 16.5  cm  ( 6 1/2 inches)

Breadth: 10.6 cm  ( 4 1/8 inches) 

Weight: 446 grams (before packing).

 

Stock Code:  2661  JU21-1

 

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