Indian 19th Century Treasure Box with Brass Details and Partitioned Interior
An antique Indian handmade jewelry box from the 19th century with brass hardware, bracket feet and partitioned interior. Created in India during the 19th century, this hand-crafted decorative treasure chest can be used as a jewelry box, stationary storage or cash box depending on the needs. The box features a rectangular lid with cut-out brass motifs in the center and corners, opening to reveal a partitioned interior with removable receptacle. The façade presents a simple diamond-shaped brass escutcheon and brass braces in the corners.
Raised on petite bracket feet, the box boasts a nicely weathered patina revealing its age and great use. With its clean lines, rustic appearance and warm wooden patina, this Indian handmade treasure chest / jewelry or cash box from the 19th century will bring a touch of exotic elegance to any home, perhaps displayed atop a chest-of-drawers, a side table or on a bookshelf.