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   British Colonial Carved Ebony Workbox On Stand


 

Description:

A remarkable British Colonial carved ebony workbox with allover floral carving. The interior of the lid with ivory inlay depiction an elephant within a circle of styleized flowers and leaves; the interior tray with many compartments, some with ivory lids having colored engraved designs, the others of wood with engraved ivory, Macassa Ebony and Rosewood inlay. On a custom stand.

Galle District, Ceylon, c.1870

Measurements: Box - 16.5"w x 11.5"d x 7"h 24"h on stand

For related items see; Furniture from British India and Ceylon; 2001; by Amin Jaffer pp 370-383

 

Inventory Number:

Dealer  

Alan and Ann Cunha Antiques
Contact   Wayne St.John Phone: 978.768.3335
Period: 19th Century (1801-1900)
Date: c.1860
Origin: Ceylon
Condition: Fine condition
Measurements: 16.5"w x 11.5"d x 7"h
Inventory Other Inventory by this Dealer
Web-site: http://www.cunhastjohn.com
Price: SOLD
E-mail: Inquire
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Ceylonese Work/Writing Box
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Ceylonese Work/Writing Box - On Stand
 

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