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   British Colonial Ivory Inlaid Shisham Wood Workbox On Stand



British Colonial ivory and brass inlaid shisham wood work/writing box. The exterior inlaid on top and four sides with ivory floral medallions and framed in geometric bands and lines, the horizontal edges with herringbone inlay of ivory and wood and the vertical edges with brass corner straps. There are many compartments. The front of the box has a long horizontal door concealing three drawers while the right side has a pen drawer which opens when a tambour is slid open inside the box, under an interior tray is an open area with ‘hidden’ drawers. On a custom stand.

Hoshiarpur, Northern India, c.1880

Measurements: Box - 16.25"w x 11"d x 5.5"h 22"h on stand

For related items see; Furniture from British India and Ceylon; 2001; by Amin Jaffer pp 285-291

Inventory Number:


Cunha~St.John Antiques
Contact   Wayne St.John Phone: 617.877.3336
Period: 19th Century (1801-1900)
Date: c.1880
Origin: India
Condition: Fine condition
Measurements: 16.25"w x 11"d x 5.5"h
Inventory Other Inventory by this Dealer
Price: $7,500.00
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Shisham Wood Work/Writing Box

Shisham Wood Work/Writing Box - On Stand - Front

Shisham Wood Work/Writing Box - Front Open

Shisham Wood Work/Writing Box - On Stand - Profile

Shisham Wood Work/Writing Box - Top Open - Tambour and Side Pen Drawer Open

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