Category Archives: Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Faux Ivory Trinket Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Faux Ivory Trinket Box. BEAUTIFUL 19th Century Anglo-Indian glove box from circa 1880. The box is constructed of sandalwood but completely covered in the most gorgeous speckled blonde tortoiseshell and bone/faux ivory carved frieze panels and edging and banding. Made in Vizagapatam, India……famous for its HIGH QUALITY furniture and…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Bone and Shell Glove Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Bone and Shell Glove Box. BEAUTIFUL 19th Century Anglo-Indian glove box from circa 1880. The box is constructed of sandalwood but completely covered in the most gorgeous speckled faux blonde tortoiseshell and bone/faux ivory carved frieze panels and edging and banding. Made in Vizagapatam, India……famous for its HIGH QUALITY furniture and…

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19C Anglo Indian Bombay Sadeli Mosaic Sewing Box

19C Anglo Indian Bombay Sadeli Mosaic Sewing Box. Lovely 19th Century Anglo-Indian highly carved sandalwood and sadeli mosaic sewing box from circa 1880. Made in Bombay, India, Highly carved raised sandalwood panels depicting temple scenes, animals and foliage. The box is in a sarcophagus form. The lid opens to reveal a removable tray with various…

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19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Sadeli Mosaic Scroll Box of Hindu Gods – EXCEPTIONAL

19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Sadeli Mosaic Scroll Box of Hindu Gods. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING AND EXCEPTIONAL 19th Century Anglo-Indian Document/Scroll Box from circa 1880. The box is made from sandalwood with highly hand-carved reliefs on all sides and banded and edged in Sadeli Mosaic……faux ivory, ebony, silver, semi-precious green stone, etc………… in various geometric patterns.  …

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19C Anglo Indian Large Sadeli Sewing Box with Hidden Writing Slope – VERY RARE

19C Anglo Indian Large Sadeli Sewing Box with Hidden Writing Slope. GORGEOUS and EXTREMELY RARE example of an Anglo-Indian Sadeli Mosaic Box from circa 1840. Made in Bombay, India…….sarcophagus shaped sandalwood box encased in faux ivory and Bombay Sadeli Mosaic. This is a style of mosaic created from pieces of green semi precious stone, pewter,…

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19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Sewing Box

19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Sewing Box. REALLY NICE sandalwood and Bombay Sadeli Mosaic Sewing box from circa 1890. Highly carved sandalwood reliefs and panels…….edged in ebony and glorious sadeli mosiac……faux ivory, pewter, green semi-precious stone. The box is in a sacophagus form with domed lid. The original carry handles are on…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Bone Trinket Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Bone Trinket Box. LOVELY 19th Century Anglo-Indian Trinket Box from circa 1880. Made in Vizagapatam, India. The box is constructed of sandalwood but covered in gorgeous faux  blonde tortoiseshell and faux ivory banding and carved frieze panels on all sides, including the domed lid. The interior is covered in…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Dark Shell and Faux Ivory Glove Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Dark Shell and Faux Ivory Glove Box.   STUNNING 19th Century Glove Box from circa 1870. Made in Vizagapatam, India in British Colonial Era….the time of the Raj ! The box is made of sandalwood but completed covered with dark faux tortoiseshell to imitate ebony but with more patina. The exterior is…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Bone and Shell Work Box

19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Bone and Shell Work Box. GORGEOUS late 19th Century work box from circa 1880. The box is made of beautiful Coromandel (Salamander) wood with a flowing edge. The Exterior is elegant simplicity…..relying on the gorgeousness of the coromandel patina and flowing edges….but the action starts when you open the box ! The…

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20C Anglo Indian Historical Document or Scroll Box – EXCEPTIONAL – Presented to the Governor of Punjab – HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT

20C Anglo Indian Historical Document or Scroll Box. Presenting a HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND EXCEPTIONAL Anglo-Indian document or scroll box from the 1920’s…….1924 to be exact !! Made in Punjab…..in the style of Bombay Sadeli Mosaic.   Sir William Malcolm Hailey:  Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Hailey,_1st_Baron_Hailey The box is constructed of sandalwood but completely encased in the most GORGEOUS mosaic…

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