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British Colonial Rosewood Book Box

Mid 19th century

A British colonial rosewood and white cedar rectangular box in the form of a book, with a brass key plate in the centre of the lid. The box opens to a fitted interior with three small compartments with sliding cedar wood covers and a bigger compartment at centre. With original key and working lock.

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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.

This box has been sold. Please keep checking our website as we may add a similar piece.


British colonial India
H: 6 ½ cm W: 25 cm D: 19 cm
H: 2 ½” W: 10” D: 7 ½”


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