This antique, provincial box was crafted in India. Notice the unusual, rod stock hinging on the back. The piece retains its original, untouched patina and terminates on penny feet. Dhokra (Dokra) is an ancient, tribal folk art tradition of lost-wax metal casting found in the eastern states of India in West Bengal, Odisha (Orissa), Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.
Width 7 Depth 4 Height 3.5 in.
Note: metal corroded in portions of top, creating two holes.