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Bidri box and cover

Bidri box and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    c. 1800-1840 (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E ve K. Allanson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (made)


c. 1800-1840 (made)

Object history note

This box was given to Captain G.H. Allanson from the Maharaoa of Cooch Behar in the 1930s when Capt. Allanson was the Head of the Indian Princes Section for Thomas Cook Limited and given presents for arranging trips for the Maharao. This piece probably dates from the early 19th century.

Descriptive line

Bidri box and cover; Hyderabad, early 19th century


South & South East Asia Collection

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