A Vizagapatam ivory-overlaid sandalwood Sewing Box Southern India, late 18th Century
Lot 415Y
A Vizagapatam ivory-overlaid sandalwood Sewing Box Southern India, late 18th Century
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
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A Vizagapatam ivory-overlaid sandalwood Sewing Box
Southern India, late 18th Century
rectangular on four claw feet, engraved and highlighted with lac depicting delicate bands of leafy scrolling vines, the lid with the monogram 'MC', with silver brass lock and hinges, the lid opening to reveal thirteen sewing compartments of which six have lids, one surmounted by a needle cushion, a drawer to the bottom of the workbox, including various ivory sewing instruments
16.7 x 43 x 28 cm.
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