ANTIQUE INDIAN ROSEWOOD AND IVORY INLAID BOOK HOLDER
Mid 19th century
Height: 13¼ inches / 33.6 cm
Width: 8¾ inches / 22.2 cm
Stock number: RW9896/0818
A lovely mid 19th century Indian rosewood and ivory inlaid book holder, with the front, back and spine inlaid with various ivory designs including leaves and geometric patterns, the front and back with identical designs, opening to reveal brown velvet lined panels surrounded by a thick brass border.
Very similar design style to the Indo-Portuguese casket on the site, click here and there is a chance this was also made for the Portuguese market.