Lot 38
 
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Iron, Brass
Closed, without feet: 16 x 10 x 2 in. (40.6 x 25.4 x 5 cm)


An unusual Indian strong box decorated with a floral motif on the lid. The brass legs can be unscrewed for travel, and fit perfectly within the box. This piece is believed to have been used by tax collectors in India on their collection tours, and used for temporary storage of taxes when in the field.




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  Lot 38 of 137  

TRAVEL AND LEISURE AUCTION
29-30 JULY 2013

Estimate
$435 - 520
Rs 25,000 - 30,000

RESERVE NOT MET













 



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