Indo-Portuguese Mehvar Rosewood Trunk

Indo-Portuguese Mehvar Rosewood Trunk

Ref: C1398

This piece opens to a fitted interior and retains the original brass and iron hardware. It contains two small drawers at the bottom, which open to reveal two secret compartments. The sides are hand carved with incised geometric designs indigenous to the Mehvar region of India. It is a good size for a small coffee table.

Condition note: the bracket foot base has been restored.
c. 1780
W 30 D 18 H 18.5 in.
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