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Casket

Kashmir, Indiac.1887-97

Royal Collection Trust, UK

Royal Collection Trust, UK

Rectangular wooden casket secured by two gilt-metal hooks at the front, entirely lacquered with patterns of birds and flowers in red, green and blue on a gold ground, the bottom plain red; plain wooden interior.

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Details

  • Title: Casket
  • Creator: Kashmir, India
  • Date Created: c.1887-97
  • Location Created: Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Provenance: Presented to Queen Victoria by the inhabitants of Hyderabad, Bengal, as a Jubilee gift, in 1887.
  • Media and technique: lacquered
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 38.1 x 21.0 cm
  • Type: Presentation casket
  • Original Source: http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/42232
  • Rights: Supplied by Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017
  • Medium: Wood, gilt metal

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