British Colonial Rosewood Box with Inlay
A British colonial or Anglo-Indian box made of rosewood, beautifully inlaid with ivory. The box has Moghul style inlay patterns and is bound in brass. The lid and the sides are defined by densely inlaid ivory foliage The base of the box is applied with a moulding of chevrons defined by alternating ebony and ivory. The box opens to a fitted compartmentalized interior, a lift out tray which conceals more storage space underneath and a mirror hinged on the interior lid. The box stands on small bracket feet.
British Colonial India
H: 19 cm W: 30 cm D: 22 cm
H: 7½” W: 12” D: 8½”