Vizagapatam Carved Inlaid Box
Vizagapatam Carved Inlaid Box
 
Vizagapatam Carved Inlaid Box
 
Vizagapatam Carved Inlaid Box
 

12. Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Carved Sandlewood and Inlaid Box


'Mid 19th Century'

Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam carved sandalwood box with micro-mosaic inlays and edged in ivory.

Very finely carved raised panels depicting woodland scenery. Sadeli inlays of ebony, pewter and ivory. Solid sandalwood interior. Baize lining. Working lock/key. A very attractive item indeed.


Condition: Very good commensurate with age.

Dimensions: 29cm x 11cm x 6cm

Provenance: Ex. Private collection, Hampshire, UK.

£200.00

Vizagapatam

From the early 18th century Vizagapatam in India was a leading centre for wood and ivory work, where craftsmen produced fancy furniture and novelty wares specifically for western consumers.


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