Gallery Lamy Chabolle - Kashmir enamelled box
Gallery Lamy Chabolle - Kashmir enamelled box

Description

A gilt bronze box with enamel.
Kashmir, India.
End of the 18th century/beginning of the 19th century.

The metal base, here bronze, was first engraved with special tools to create the design in relief, the grooves were later filled with glass and then embellished with additional engraving and shiny gilding. This technique is called in India "meena" or "meenakari" and was first applied by the Mughal who brought it to India. The cover of this box can be opened in two parts.

Product Details

Height
26 cm

A Kashmir gilt bronze enamel box - 18th or 19th century -

400-Gallery Lamy Chabolle - Kashmir enamelled box
341-Gallery Lamy Chabolle - Kashmir enamelled box
Height
26 cm
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    Description

    A gilt bronze box with enamel.
    Kashmir, India.
    End of the 18th century/beginning of the 19th century.

    The metal base, here bronze, was first engraved with special tools to create the design in relief, the grooves were later filled with glass and then embellished with additional engraving and shiny gilding. This technique is called in India "meena" or "meenakari" and was first applied by the Mughal who brought it to India. The cover of this box can be opened in two parts.

    Product Details

    Height
    26 cm

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