late c18th early c19th dutch east indies brassmounted hardwood table casket

Late C18th /early C19th Dutch East Indies brass-mounted hardwood table casket.



Item Ref

ML 1902


Late C18th/early C19th Dutch East Indies brass-mounted hardwood table casket.
Brass -mounted Dutch colonial casket with pierced and engraved corner spandrels , interior strap hinges and studded decoration. The sides fitted with decorative brass carrying handles , raised on turned bun feet . The lid and base edges with a heavily moulded lip .
The front with decorative escutcheon plate and fitted with a working lock and key .
Possibly conceived as a Bible box or jewellery casket. Good rich colour and patina with no losses to brass-ware .
Produced in the Dutch colonies, possibly Batavia , Indonesia.
H 9"
W 17"
D 11"
East Indies c.1800
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Internal Ref: ML 1902


Height = 23 cm (9")
Width = 43 cm (17")
Depth = 28 cm (11")

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