Description & Technical information

This silver pandan, or spice box, is of domed form and has a lotus-shaped finial with spiralling bosse designs. The inside of the box comprises of two tiered trays; the top tray is plain, whilst the bottom tay has parcel-gilt heart shaped compartments around a cylindrical bottle with a floral stopper.

Period:  Late 18th or early 19th century
Origin:  India
Medium: Etching, silver
Dimensions: 18.3 cm (7¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Silver