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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1800
  • Geography

    Kerala, India
  • Material

    Painted wood with brass fittings
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 25.4 x 38.7 x 30.5 cm (10 x 15 1/4 x 12 in)
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Object Details

  • Provenance

    From 1850
    Private collection, England, from 1850 [1]
    To 2000
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York, NY, to 2000
    From 2000
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Terrence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd. in 2000
    [1] The box has been in a private collection in England since 1850. See Provenance Remark 1, Debra Diamond, September 28, 2000, in the object record.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.
  • Origin

    Kerala, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
  • Type

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