This is a beautiful Malabar' or Kerala jewelry box which is typical to the south-west coast of India. Dimensions: 9" x 11-1/2" x 8. It shows considerable age but is in good condition and the overall passage of time does not detract from the beauty of the box at all. It is painted in vegetable colors in traditional design, and has brass decorative embellishments which add to the beauty of this wonderful example of craftsmanship from'monsoon' India. Seeing it one can visualize the color and pageantry of the old temples of Kerala, the old sloping roofed houses, the swaying coconut palms and the rich tropical lushness of the place and its age-old culture.
A beautiful representation of the wonderful worksmanship of the Kerala craftsman. Ships to continental United States only, please. The item "Vintage, very traditional, lovely Kerala box hand painted with vegetable colors" is in sale since Sunday, August 20, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\India". The seller is "lallaroukh" and is located in Washington, District Of Columbia.This item can be shipped to United States.