774. Stunning Victorian Anglo-Indian Nagina Carved Eboised Jewellery Casket late 19thCt

Stunning Victorian Anglo-Indian Nagina Hand Carved in Exceptional relief Ebonised Sandalwood Jewellery Casket or Glove Box of Outstanding Quality and unusually generous proportions, intricately hand carved with a central Temple all over with Islamic inspired scrolls, flowers and foliage, in our opinion it originates from Nagina, a town in the Bijnor District in the United Provinces of Eastern India.  

Last quarter of the Nineteenth Century. 

The hinged lid with stylish dome form and a double band of Micro Mosiac inlays and bands plain Ivory or Horn stringing.  

Condition: Good allover condition with little or no losses, lock is present and working, lacking key.    

Width: (an impressive) 12" (31cm). Depth: 5.25" (13). Height: 3.5" (9cm). 

Shipped to Queens Road Central, Hong Kong.