Antique Indian Mughal Wood Dowry Chest with Carved Patterns, 19th Century
A 19th century Mughal dowry chest with carved patterns from India. This chest wooden chest with a slanted top strengthened by metal hardware reinforcements. The front displays lightly carved geometrical friezes. A large carved geometrical medallion adorns the triangular lid. The chest rests on four conical legs. This chest opens thanks to an door on the centre of its top. This unusual item was used as a dowry chest in India.
This 19th century, Indian Mughal wood dowry chest with carved patterns would be add an exotic touch to most rooms, perhaps in a den where it could serve to store desk items.