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Anglo-Indian Workbox in Buffalo Horn & Sandalwood

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A fine Anglo Indian black buffalo horn workbox, the richly scented sandalwood interior with three hinged horn veneered lids, two crimson pin cushions and compartments, a small door opens in the main lid, retaining its tiny original silver handled key. The hinged brace that supports the lid remains intact, although requires careful closing. The whole raised on silvered spherical bun feet.

India, circa 1850

Height 17cm, Width 33cm, Depth 24cm, Weight 4kg

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Description

A fine Anglo Indian black buffalo horn workbox, the richly scented sandalwood interior with three hinged horn veneered lids, two crimson pin cushions and compartments, a small door opens in the main lid, retaining its tiny original silver handled key. The hinged brace that supports the lid remains intact, although requires careful closing. The whole raised on silvered spherical bun feet.

Height 17cm
Width 33cm
Depth 24cm

Weight 4kg

Literature: Page 213, Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon: A catalogue of the collections in The Victoria and Albert Museum and The Peabody Essex Museum, Timeless Books, New Delhi, 2001.

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