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Anglo Indian, Vizagapatam Porcupine Quill Horn and Ivory Basket-form box Circa 1850
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Anglo-Indian, Vizagapatam, box in the form of a basket, the wooden frame covered in porcupine quills, framed in ivory which is incised and decorated in black lacquer, with a horn handle. It stands on turned horn feet. Circa 1850.

Origin: India Vizagapatam;  Circa: 1850; Materials: sandalwood, porcupine quills, ivory, buffalo horn .

Size: 23cm wide by 17 cm by 10 cm (23cm high with handle):  9 inches wide by 6.7  inches by  3.9 inches (9 inches high with handle).

Condition: good overall but some age losses and breaks to the quills and ivory; see images.

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