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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 248

    FOUR ENAMELLED AND DIAMOND INSET GOLD BOXES

    NORTH INDIA, PROBABLY JAIPUR, 19TH CENTURY

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    FOUR ENAMELLED AND DIAMOND INSET GOLD BOXES
    NORTH INDIA, PROBABLY JAIPUR, 19TH CENTURY
    Each of octagonal form with hinged lid, the lids centering around a flowerhead of inlaid table-cut diamonds on green enamel ground with a border of red floral motifs on white ground and a further minor register of blue geometric decoration, the body with green enamel ground half covered with diamonds and half with gold floral decoration, the base with floral motifs in red, white, blue and green enamels, the interior plain but for central red and green flowerheads on each side, very minor loss of enamel, each with a maker's or later owner's inscription inside
    2in. (5.1cm.) diam. (4)


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