Amazing Antique Micro Mosaic Mughal Islamic Inlaid Box. Laquered & Hand Painted
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Amazing Antique Micro Mosaic Mughal Islamic Inlaid Box. Laquered & Hand Painted:
Antique Mughal, Islamic or Indian Hexagonal Box, Inlaid with Micro Mosaic and Hand Painted Panels.
Wonderfully detailed work with equisite craftmanship.The box is hexagonal in shape and each of the6 sides are detailed with micro mosaic inlay and hand painted scenes.
Not exactly sure of its origin, but can defititely be described as Orientalist
The box probably dates from the late 19th century/early 20th century, but could be earlier.
Has an old paperlable on the inside of the lid with Arabic (?) writingwith a peacock symbol. This could be the trade lable of the maker or the retailer (see picture 8).
Height: 4 inches or 10 cms
Width: 4 inches or 10 cms
Depth: 3.25 inches or 8.50 cms
Condition: Generally very good. One panel has a small chip on a bottom corner
Item has been laquered or varnished for protection to the surface.
Usual small amounts of shrinkage in joints, expected for something of this age.
Dated: Late 19th century?
Sold Without Reserve, Top buyer Wins it.
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