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Two silver spice boxes (pandan), North India, Rajasthan, probably Malwar, 18th/19th century


Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
190
Two silver spice boxes (pandan), North India, Rajasthan, probably Malwar, 18th/19th century


Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Two silver spice boxes (pandan), North India, Rajasthan, probably Malwar, 18th/19th century


each of flower-shaped form, divided into six heart-shaped compartments with hinged opening, the smaller on three feet decorated with birds, the larger on six feet decorated with buds and floral design, central lotus bud with finial with screw threads
larger: 11.5cm. 
smaller: 10.5cm.
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Catalogue Note

Comparable spice boxes, with similar decorations and compartments are published in Silver Mughal Magnificence, exhibition catalogue, Charleroi, 1987, cat.238 and 239, p.159.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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