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.
DATE
c. 1780
DIMENSIONS
Width 30 Depth 18 Height 18.5 in.
CONDITION
Note: the bracket foot base has been restored.
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