Malachite Box with Hinged Lid

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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
Period
Late 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Malachite
Condition
Good
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
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU153123172662
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Located in New York, NY

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