70.00
CHF
$

Spice box, Swat valley Pakistan 09.02.1235

A turned spice box in a dark red colour, and natural signs of long use. The decorations are either painted in a black colour or incised. These boxes were used for spices sugar, etc. Similar boxes are used in the Northern Frontier district of Pakistan, Pakistani-Afghan border areas and Punjab.

  • Ref.:09.02.1235

Category

  • Spice Boxes 09.02Central Asia - Hindukush 29.05
  • CONTAINERS 09REGIONAL GALLERIES 29

Origin

  • Hindukush/Himalaya
  • PAKISTANAFGHANISTAN
  • Not clearly identified

Material

  • VegetalWood

Quality

  • Collectible (fine or rare example of an object)High aesthetic valueGood overall conditions (signs of use, small imperfections)

70.00
CHF
$