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VIZAGAPATAM QUILL WORK BOX

Large Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Ivory, Horn & Porcupine Quill work Box


Very eye-catching sewing box from Vizagapatam in India. Has engraved lac filled borders which frame the porcupine quills, and has a starburst radiating top of Ivory & buffalo Horn with a carved Ivory finial. This anglo-indian work box is made from solid sandalwood & stands on four turned horn feet.


The interior of the sewing box is faced in horn, has a removable tray wich is constructed of a dove-tailed sandalwood, with engaved ivory trim and consists of three lids, two pin cushions.


Vizagapatam sewing box comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.


Important information below.


If you are purchasing Tortoiseshell or Ivory pieces and are outside the E.U. you must have a CITES certificate in order to import the item into your country. We can obtain these on your behalf at a cost of £50 and these can take up to 14 working days to arrive at our office . Due to the strict exporting rules of these pieces, they may also come with further shipping costs. Please ensure you contact us prior to purchase for a quote.
Material Large Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Ivory, Horn & Porcupine Quill work Box
Age C. 1825

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