London, South Kensington
19 April 2001
An Indian silver and copper rectangular casket
the copper box and hinged cover covered in repousse silver panels above scrolling brass feet, the panel on top decorated with three dancing deities within foliate designs, a peacock and beasts at their feet within an acanthus leaf border, the side panels decorated with attendants between bands of studs and acanthus leaves, the cover opening to reveal a further panel set within glass, and a purple velvet lined interior -- 10in. (25.4cm.) long, (wear).
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