Superb Antique Anglo Indian Raj Era Carved Pierced Faux Ivory Bone Pot Box 297 G
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Superb Antique Anglo Indian Raj Era Carved Pierced Faux Ivory Bone Pot Box 297 G:
Superb Antique Anglo Indian Raj Era Carved Pierced Faux Ivory Bone Pot Box 297 g Description
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An antique late 19th / early 20th centuryIndian Raj period pot, box or vase, hand carved from faux ivory, and dating to c.1890 - 1900.
The pot is oval in form and has been handcarved in the round with a parade of elephants withoverhanging trees in the background, the carving in heavy relief & with pierced work giving the elephants & treesa 3 dimensional appearance - please see all photos and click to enlarge.
The interiorrimof the pot has a lip, so probably had a lid at one point, but it still displays beautifully.
Condition is fine, with no damage and a good grain.
Thepot measures approx 4" x 3 1/4"at the base maximum, and stands approx 3" high(approx 10.2cm x 8.3cm & 7.7cm).