11 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A CAST SILVER AND GILT PANDAN BOX, RAJASTHAN OR GUJERAT, 18TH CENTURY
Of rectangular form, with pierced decoration and gilt border decoration, with large scrolling floral design to sides, the lid with pierced lattice panel and cast handle, the interior with six circular, one oval, and one rhomboid compartments with lids, four smaller compartments with silver spoons - 10 x 8in (25.3 x 20.2cm)
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For similar see Zebrowski, Gold, Silver & Bronze from Mughal India, pl. 15
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