An exquisite Kashmiri papier mache and lacquer box dating around 1900. It is intricately painted in the style of Srinagar with bold relief flowers and gilt work. There is some lovely intricate gilt handpainted motifs inside the box. Condition Some wear, chips and rubbing of the decoration in keeping with period.Minor losses to the edges. The front panel is heavily discoloured and most heavily worn /rubbed with some chips to the Laquer. The varnish of the top panel has become slightly dulled and textured.
The most beautiful colours are seen on the back and 2 side panels. The interior is generally good with some light scuffs and marks. There is a beautiful fragrant scent coming from it of sandalwood. Approx Dimensions Height: 100 mm Width: 306 mm Depth: 202 mm Weight: 957 grams Please view photos carefully as they form part of the description.
The item "Antique Indian Kashmir Papier Mache & Laquer Hand Painted Flowers Vintage Box" is in sale since Tuesday, October 23, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian".The seller is "silvercollectables69" and is located in Torquay. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Chile.