Anglo Indian Porcupine Quill Box

GBP 1,200.00

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Object Description

A charming and very unusual mid 19th century Anglo Indian porcupine quill box, Of rectangular outline, the box lid inlaid with a star burst of horn and ivory within a border of quill tips and ivory engraved and filled with black lac. Opening to a sandalwood interior with polished horn edges, silver plated hinges and lock which retains its original key. Unusually with a fall front, the sides of the box with pure blond quill tips framed within engraved ivory borders. The base of plain sandalwood with a code and price P115 / Rs15. India, Vizagapatam, circa 1850

Object Condition

Excellent

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

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Dealer Location

Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd,
169 Piccadilly, 5F
London
W1J 9EH
(by appointment only)

For further details, please see www.nicholaswells.com

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