Indian Mughal period miniature ivory casket

£2,500

This charming antique miniature casket, delicately carved from rare Indian ivory, would make a wonderful place to store jewellery or precious trinkets.

 

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Description

This casket, of rectangular form, is designed and decorated in the traditional Mughal manner. The lid and sides of the casket are finely carved in shallow relief with panels of diaper, each contained by continuous leaf borders. The lid is attached to the body with two metal hinges and is closed by a lockable clasp. The casket is raised on four feet.

Details

Country of Origin
Indian
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Indian Interest
Material
Ivory, Metal
Colour
Black, Cream

Dimensions

Height
5 cm / 2 inches
Width
8.5 cm / 3.1 inches
Depth
7 cm / 2.8 inches

Reference:
012950

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