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A 19th century Indian jewelry box. Native Eastern Asia solid woods. Tilt - top. Three drawers.
Box outsides covered with original patinated 17th century low relief ivory panels from a Mogul Dynasty (1526-1858) Palace like the Taj Mahal.
Age and origin related construction method (using flat brass plates catch and pulls which have a wonderful aged patina)
combined with a fine detailed European construction of the drawers which makes me thinking that an English craftsman in India was involved.
The Mogul Dynasty finally ended with the Bristish engagement.
8" h, 15 1/2" w, 9 1/4" d



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