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Ganemede Carved Box

£650.00

Chinese Style Kashmir Military Cigar box with exquisite carvings of Sinuous Dragons, Chinese symbols and Field Canon. The top features a field cannon with two banners with the Latin phrase: "Ubique Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt" which translates to "Everywhere.... Read More

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Dimensions 21 × 18 × 8 cm
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Chinese Style Kashmir Military Cigar box with exquisite carvings of Sinuous Dragons, Chinese symbols and Field Canon.

The top features a field cannon with two banners with the Latin phrase: “Ubique Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt” which translates to “Everywhere. Where right and glory leads”. This is the motto of the Royal Artillery.

The rest of the box has chinoiserie carvings in the form of dragons. Including two detailed carvings on the underside of the lid flanking a monogram.

The interior of the box lid is also carved with Dragons and the base is lined with cedar wood and has two compartment dividers.
The bottom of the box has a makers label which reads: “Ganemede, Wood Carver and Papier Mache Maker Srinagar – Kashmir”

Has key and fully working lock.

All our items come with an authentication certificate with an image, care instructions and a separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this, our items come with 14 days no-quibble money-back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.

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Dimensions 21 × 18 × 8 cm
Country

Year

SKU 500900MME