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BOX-225 1L Antique British colonial rosewood writing box l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
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BOX-225 3L Antique British colonial rosewood writing box l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
BOX-225 4L Antique British colonial rosewood writing box l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
BOX-225 5L Antique British colonial rosewood writing box l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
BOX-225 6L Antique British colonial rosewood writing box l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore
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BOX-225 8L Antique British colonial rosewood writing box l The Past Perfect Collection l Singapore

Anglo-Indian Rosewood Writing Box

Late 19th century

$2,100

A beautiful British colonial or Anglo-Indian rosewood writing box with brass locks, hinges and carrying handles. The exterior decorated and reinforced in a nice design of brass banding and fleur-de-lis motif. The box opens to an interior with storage compartments; one lidded and with brass inlay in a design almost similar to the top. The interior of the hinged lid is fitted with three splats allowing for paper storage.
The box was found in Bombay, India and made during the colonial era.

The box has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing. The rosewood has a dark shade with a striking grain

Bombay
British colonial India
H: 15 cm W: 41 cm D: 25 cm
H: 6” W: 16” D: 10”

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