Pair of fine antique Ceylonese ebony and porcupine quill hexagonal boxes with bone accents and brass carrying handles, detailed inlay of an elephant and the word “CEYLON” on the underside of the hinged lid, with working lock and key; Ceylon circa 1880
Sold as a pair.
height: 3 in. 7.5 cm., diameter: 9.5 in. 24 cm.