Ceylonese work box

Ceylonese work box


A good quality 19th century Ceylonese calamander (or coromandel) work box with scalloped edge and fully fitted interior. The first tray a combination of ivory and tortoiseshell veneer, the tray beneath that with specimen timber lids. In excellent virtually unused condition, this beautiful box would make a wonderful jewellery chest.

Galle District, circa 1830-50

38.5cm wide

24.5cm deep

14cm high


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