An indian ivory and rosewood casket - Vizagapatam, c. 1740

An indian ivory and rosewood casket – Vizagapatam, c. 1740

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An Indian ivory and rosewood casket

Vizagapatam – India, circa 1740

H. 6,7 in. ; W. 16,5 in. ; D. 12,6 in.

An Indian ivory and rosewood casket

Vizagapatam – India, circa 1740

Dimensions (approx.): H. 6,7 in. ; W. 16,5 in. ; D. 12,6 in.

This casket presenting a rare size and quality of vegetal decoration – in the Italian manner called ‘Tarsia a incastro’ (ivory flowers are directly inlaid into the solid rosewood, which reserves have been previously carved for each element) this great chest is decorated on all sides and opening by a drawer. The interior offers ivory plates engraved.

An extremely rare work on the French market, in the highest quality, that can be complete an Asian interior as well as a Louis XIV by its opulence. The last pictures shows it on a Louis XIV table in the parisian manner of Pierre Gole.