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Octagon Lacquer Box, Minute Detail, Signed

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1980   item# 1106519 (stock# 293AOG)

Octagon Lacquer Box, Minute Detail, Signed
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$215 

This signed Indian portrait box is hand painted and signed 'Nanglia'. It is in the post-Mogul natural Indian style. The painting was probably copied from the 18th-19th Century Rajput school with obvious Indian highly prized style of lavish use of gold. The in-lacquer gold on this box is found on side trims, top trim, rug pile, bracelets, veil borders and wine glass. The young woman wears a full gathered skirt made using the ancient Indian tie-and-dye technique called 'bandana' ...click for details

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