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Antique Damascene Calligraphy Ink Box, Mughal

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Brass: Pre 1920   item# 1181435 (stock# 497AOG)

Antique Damascene Calligraphy Ink Box, Mughal
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$390 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's calligraphy ink box is made of solid brass with Damascene silver inlay work on the cover, sides and the inside well covers. Decorative techniques using contrasting metals can be traced back to the craftsmen of ancient China and Egypt. The inlaying of silver and gold into copper alloys, like bronze and brass, was a widely practiced art in Damascus, hence, the name Damascene.[162A] This metal craft came to India from Persia and Kabul.[169B] Our box is mostly co ...click for details

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