An Islamic Mughal brass writing box, Northern India, 19th century
An Islamic Mughal brass writing box, Northern India, 19th century. The cylindrical inkwell with a domed cover and engraved decoration is modelled resembling a mosque and attached to a long pen holder incorporating two tubular, octagonal faceted compartments separated by a band of pierced decoration. 11.8 in (30 cm) length, 7.1 in (18 cm) height.
Auction Date: February 2019