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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 37

    A PORCUPINE AND IVORY BOX, SRI LANKA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PORCUPINE AND IVORY BOX, SRI LANKA, 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, with sides and lid formed of horizontal rows of quills, edged with ivory beading with black spikey scrollwork, the lid surmounted by alternating panels of ivory and bone capped with a ribbed dome finial, inside various compartments - 12 1/2 x 9 1/4in (31.7 x 23.5cm)


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