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Anglo-Indian Stag Horn Box

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Anglo-Indian Stag Horn Box

The delicate engraved ivory interior contrasts markedly with the rough horn exterior

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Anglo-Indian Stag Horn Box

Vizagapatam, Andhra Pradesh

1855

Width 37.5 Depth cm 28.5 cm Height 25 cm ( 15 x 11.25 x 10 in)

Possibly by Chinniah, a master craftsman in Waltair, known to have specialised in this type of work during the period (see biblio). It would almost certainly have been bought by the East India Company in the Madras Presidency.

This intricate box is of sandalwood overlaid with strips of horn from the Sambar deer which is found in the Indian subcontinent. The tray which lifts out of the box is fitted with many compartments covered by engraved ivory lids and with a number of mother of pearl decorated spools. The box is in lovely original condition with its four horn bun feet.

Bibliography:
Furniture from British India and Ceylon by Amin Jaffer. Victoria & Albert Museum Publications 2001 (for a similar example see p. 214 pl. 61)

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