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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 30

    AN ANGLO-INDIAN ELK HORN VENEERED SEWING CASKET

    VIZAGAPATAM, MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ANGLO-INDIAN ELK HORN VENEERED SEWING CASKET
    VIZAGAPATAM, MID-19TH CENTURY
    The sandalwood lined interior with engraved ivory compartments and horn banding
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high; 14½ in. (37 cm.) wide; 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) deep


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    For a similar elk horn veneered sewing casket see Amin Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon, London, 2001, fig. 61., p. 214.

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