Antique Indian miniature carved ivory box
Indian, 19th Century
Height 5cm, width 8.5cm, depth 7cm
This beautiful ivory box is of traditional form, crafted in the manner typical to pieces from the Mughal period. The box features a rectangular body supported by four feet and a hinged cover, which is closed by a lockable clasp. The surface of the ivory is richly carved in low relief with a variety of abstract motifs.