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British Colonial Oval Trinket Box

Late 19th century

A British colonial oval trinket box made of rosewood. The exterior has been reinforced with brass mounts on the reeded lid and has a carrying handle on top. The box opens to an empty interior. With large brass lock plate, original key and working lock.

The box is in good condition and has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing.. The Indian rosewood that this piece has been made of has a naturally occurring dark shade with a striking grain.

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British colonial India
H: 12 cm W: 33 cm D: 16 cm
H: 5” W: 13 “ D: 6 ½”

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