Lot 497: Mid 19thc Anglo-Indian Sadeli Inkstand, Bombey Box
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Mid 19th Century. Rectangular with one long drawer & a pair of green glass pyramid wells, divided by a covered recess & two pen recesses. Decorated with Sadeli ( geometric, micro-mosaic composed of various woods,metals & ivory, in patterns as a veneer over the wooden carcass ). Indian & most likely from Bombey, for which reason such objects are often described under the heading "Bombey Boxes". 9" X 12" X 4 3/4"