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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 427

    A CARVED WOOD WRITING BOX, MYSORE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED WOOD WRITING BOX, MYSORE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, on four lobed squat feet, carved to lid with two parakeets either side of a chrysanthemum with ivory finial, the sides with medallions featuring parakeets, all on a ground of dense floral design, the interior insert with seven cavities with wood lids and ivory finials - 17 1/8 x 6 5/8in (43.6 x 17.2cm)


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