This is a magnificent mid 19th-century North Indian antique sandalwood table box/casket.
The entire box profusely decorated with hand-carved foliage and animals. The centre of the lid with a palace building with its colonnade and galleries.
The motifs are intricately small, dense and highly detailed. Birds (peacocks) hidden amongst the leaves and fruits.
The box has a lovely original patina of reddish dark brown.
No inscriptions or monograms.
It comes with an original antique key, fully working/lockable. The tassel is a later addition.
DIMENSION: 29cm x 11.5cm (11 1/2" X 4 1/2"). Height 7cm (2 3/4") approx.
CONDITION: Excellent condition except the top right corner has a small chip.
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