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Ring box

Ring box

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (Possibly, made)

  • Date:

    c. 1850 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather, yellow metal.

  • Museum number:

    IS.5:2-1964

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

It is unclear if this box is contemporary with the associated ring, which was made in Rajasthan, India c. 1850.

Physical description

A round ring box with a hinged, domed lid. Fashioned in brown leather with yellow metal hinge and swivel latch. The interior is fitted with black and deep purple "velvet" in the base and the lid is lined with a pale beige woven fabric.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (Possibly, made)

Date

c. 1850 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Leather, yellow metal.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 to 29.1 mm IS.5:2-1964, Height: 30.9 mm IS.5:2-1964, Height: 14.1 mm IS.5:2-1964

Descriptive line

Ring box, round with hinged lid, brown leather, metal mounts, Rajasthan India, c. 1850

Materials

Leather; Yellow metal

Categories

Containers; Jewellery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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