Large Antique Victorian Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sadeli Work Box & Writing Slope


Large Antique Victorian Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sadeli Work Box & Writing Slope

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Large Antique Victorian Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sadeli Work Box & Writing Slope:
$255


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ON OFFER A SPECTACULAR LARGE ANGLO INDIAN SEWING /WORK BOX

MADE AROUND THE MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY PROBABLY IN THE VIZUGAPATAM AREA OF INDIA

THE EXTERIOR IS BEAUTIFULLY CARVED IN SANDALWOOD ON THE LID AND SIDES IN RELIEF DEPICTING IMAGES OF ELEPHANTS, DEER, BIRDS AND HUNTING LIONS

THE INSIDE IS EXTENSIVELY FITTED WITH INTRICATELY CARVED SANDALWOOD COMPARTMENTS SHOWING BIRDS AND FOILAGE WITH FINE INLAID SADELI MOSAIC, ALSO WITH IVORY SEWING SPOOLS ETC AND RED SILK PIN CUSHION

THE BACK PANEL CAN BE REMOVED TO REVEAL ANOTHER FLAT COMPARTMENT LINED WITH BLUE FELT

IN THE BASE OF THE BOX IS A HIDDEN DRAWER WHICH IS RELEASED BY A SMALL METAL BAR REVEALING MORE CARVED SANDALWOOD COMPARTMENTS AND A BLUE FELT WRITING SLOPE OR WORK BASE WITH HINGED RESTS

IT IS SET ON FOUR BRASS METAL PAW FEET

APPROX. 17.5" (44.5CM) IN LENGTH, 11.5" (29CM) IN DEPTH AND 6.5" (16.5CM) IN HEIGHT

THE CONDITION FOR ITS AGE IS GENERALLY GOOD WITH ALL THE CARVING BEING IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. IT IS MISSING SOME BITS OF MOSAIC ON THE FRONT, SIDES AND BACK AND THE ODD LITTLE BIT ON THE TOP. IT IS ALSO MISSING ONE OF THE SIDE CARRYING HANDLES. THE INTERIOR IS IN GENERAL GOOD CONDITION ALTHOUGH THE SPOOLS ARE MISSING THEIR MOSAICS

THERE IS A KEY THAT CAME WITH THE BOX BUT DOES NOT TURN IN THE LOCK SO MAY NOT BE ORIGINAL OR MAY JUST NEED SOME ATTENTION

I WILL COMBINE POSTAGE WHERE POSSIBLE

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THIS ITEM IS FOR SALE IN THE UK. ITEMS UNDER 2KG WILL BE SENT BY ROYAL MAIL AND ITEMS OVER 2KG WILL BE SENT BY COURIER.

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********ALL MY ITEMS WILL BE EXTREMELY WELL WRAPPED. HOWEVER ON SOME LARGER ITEMS I SOMETIMESCHARGE A NOMINAL FEE OF 50P TOWARDS THE COST OF PACKING MATERIALS. OTHER THAN THAT PRICES ARE EXACTLY AS CHARGED BY THE ROYAL MAIL AT THE TIME OF POSTING ANDTHERE ARE NO HIDDEN CHARGES!!!!!!! ********

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Large Antique Victorian Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sadeli Work Box & Writing Slope:
$255

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