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Jewelry box of beef bone, made by French POW in British captivity, ca. 1800 ?

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    Posted 2 years ago

    Golgatha
    (115 items)

    I've seen boxes like this one at a US auction in 2015 with that description. 14 cm x 25 cm x 18 cm. If you have another theory about its origin, then tell me !

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    Comments

    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Anglo-Indian is a possibility.
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
      yes, i was going to say i think that this was made in India. beautiful box!
    3. apostata apostata, 2 months ago
      you might be right but i am not an expert in this , but i think there is a blossoming lotus in it , must be old must be good well done congrats
    4. Golgatha Golgatha, 2 months ago
      Thanks all for your knowledgable comments ! I'll have them in mind when I revise the boxes fact sheet.
    5. truthordare truthordare, 2 months ago
      Very interesting piece, are those metal partitions that hold the pieces of bone on the surface of the box? It does have an Asian feel to it. But nothing specifically traditional for one country.

      Buddhist influence, can be both from India and the Far East. Thanks for posting.
    6. Golgatha Golgatha, 2 months ago
      My guess is thin brass plates, but I'm not sure. Thanks for the comment.
    7. apostata apostata, 2 months ago
      this can be from the far east anglo indian style ?
    8. apostata apostata, 2 months ago
      i think this is typically anglo indian
    9. Golgatha Golgatha, 2 months ago
      Thanks for the comments. Apparently some sort of consensus about Anglo-Indian.

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