The interior has several compartments and original mirror. A similar but smaller box was presented by Hoshiarpur District to Queen Victoria on the occasion of her Golden Jubilee. It has been on loan from the Royal. Collection to the Victoria & Albert Museum since 1924.
36 cm x 25 cm x 16 cm. The box is in good condition with a lovely finish. References: The Royal Collection box is illustrated in Jaffer, A. Furniture from British India and Ceylon: A Catalogue of the Collections in the Victoria and. Albert Museum and the Peabody Essex Museum, Timeless Books, 2001, p.
The item "Islamic/ Middle Eastern, ANTIQUE ANGLO INDIAN SHISHAM INLAID BOX HOSHIARPUR 1880" is in sale since Sunday, January 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Islamic/Middle Eastern". The seller is "grifinantiques" and is located in EU. This item can be shipped worldwide.