About the object

A fine Anglo-Indian engraved ivory writing box, Vizagapatam, circa 1775. 

Engraved with architectural scenes within foliate scroll borders, the bracket feet engraved with elephant heads.

The interior fitted with hinged writing slope, inkwells and compartments and containing the original weighted ivory presse papiers. 

Dimensions

Height 17.00 cm (6.69 inches) Width 43.00 cm (16.93 inches) Depth 31.00 cm (12.20 inches)

Stock number

2963