Ivory pen box, Mughal India, 18th centuryAll... - Lot 295 - Ader

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Result : 4 480EUR
Ivory pen box, Mughal India, 18th centuryAll... - Lot 295 - Ader
Ivory pen box, Mughal India, 18th centuryAll
ivory with silver hinges, on four short legs, decorated with beautiful Mughal floral motifs, the interior compartmentalized.
Height: 6.5 cm; 24 x 7 cm; weight: 435

gAnother example, preserved in the National Museum in New Delhi, India, is published in Jouquot C. et al, Les Ivoires, Paris, 1977, p.156

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Another pen box, of similar construction and dating from the 18th century, is in the Asian Civilisation Museum in Singapore (1997-02616). For an almost identical example sold at auction, see Sotheby's, London, 25 April 2012, lot 581.

A fine carved ivory penbox, Mughal India, 18th century



















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