Object Description

A fine Anglo Indian black buffalo horn workbox, the richly scented sandalwood interior with three hinged horn veneered lids, two crimson pin cushions and compartments, a small door opens in the main lid, retaining its tiny original silver handled key. The hinged brace that supports the lid remains intact, although requires careful closing. The whole raised on silvered spherical bun feet.

Weight 4kg

Literature: Page 213, Jaffer, Furniture from British India and Ceylon: A catalogue of the collections in The Victoria and Albert Museum and The Peabody Essex Museum, Timeless Books, New Delhi, 2001.

Object Classification

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)2076920897

Dealer Location

Nick Wells Antiques Ltd,
3rd Floor,
207 Regent Street,
(by appointment only)

For further details, please see www.nicholaswells.com