The body of elongated rectangular form.
Both box and cover profusely blind carved
in low relief with floral motifs between roundels containing stylised
The cover with meandering floral edging.
Attached copper gilt mounts.
Removable tray inside.
Northern India - possibly Murshidabad.
A beautiful, rare and old object with much charm.
One corner &
part of one edge missing from lid,
a couple of cracks,
losses to interior.
Measures L. 9 3/8"
( 23.9 cm )
W. 2 3/4" ( 7.0 cm )
H. 2 1/8" ( 5.4 cm)