Järnmonterat lövträsmyckekista "Nettur Petti" - Trä - Kerala - södra Indien - 1800-talet

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Järnmonterat lövträsmyckekista "Nettur Petti" - Trä - Kerala - södra Indien - 1800-talet
Bra skick, se beskrivning - 30×22×18 cm

19th century iron mounted hardwood jewelry casket "Nettur Petti"

Domed hinged lid with a loop handle mounted with hand-forged ornamental iron hardware.

Beautiful deep patina

In good condition, missing one small decoration on the side

In Kerala, the Nettur Petti is one such artefact of historical significance. A jewel box-it was used by women in the royal and aristocratic families as well as in temples to store the ornaments of the idol. The petti (box) is named after Nettur, the village in Kerala where the craft is believed to have originated.

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Objekt
Järnmonterat lövträsmyckekista "Nettur Petti"
Material
Trä
Period
1800-talet
Region/ Ursprungsland
Kerala - södra Indien
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Bra skick, se beskrivning
Dimensioner
30×22×18 cm
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