Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
A superb bone south Indian box with a double lids and a handle
Note the depiction of possibly Goddess Laxmi on the cover.
Note the amazing attention paid to the details e.g. the claw feet and the superbly crafted curved edges.
12 inches x 9inches
Estimated to be from the late 1800s
May have been used to carry temple flowers(?)
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.