Malachite Box with Hinged Lid

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About

The malachite for this box was sourced from the Congo where the finest quality of this mineral is currently found. Malachite from the 18th and 19th century was also sourced from Russia.
Boxes, such as this, were typically brought back from Europe as "Grand Tour" souvenirs.
The patterning of the banded malachite is of the bookmatched style.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Neoclassical
  • Place of Origin
    India
  • Date of Manufacture
    Contemporary
    Dimensions
    1.75 in. H x 6.75 in. W x 4.75 in. D
    4 cm H x 17 cm W x 12 cm D
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU153123172662
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