Found in India, this is an early, antique, hand painted, desk or table-top cabinet box or caixa contador (Portuguese) for stationery. It is crafted with a top carrying handle, and a fall front lid opening to reveal three stacked drawers. It retains the original silver hardware and paint with floral patterns.
Mughal Empire (1526-1858)
Width 16 Depth 9.5 Height 9 inches