18 Century Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Casket For Sale
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18 Century Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Casket

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Gorgeous and rare late 18th century, circa 1780, Anglo-Indian lidded casket. Made in Vizagapatam, India. Made of a sandalwood casket with bone or faux ivory edging and banding. The banding is hand decorated with lac ink (indelible ink made from ground beetles) in floral patterns. The lid lifts to reveal and casket for storage of jewelry or valuable items. The lid is topped with a carved circular faux ivory finial in the form of a flower petal. The box sits on four carved floral bun feet. This is an exceptionally rare and quality item !

Details

  • Of the Period
    British Colonial
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1780
  • Condition Details
    Near Mint
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 5.5 in. x W 9.25 in. x D 7 in.H 13.97 cm x W 23.5 cm x D 17.78 cm
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    LU3978111821873
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