This is a rare 1942 Anglo Indian Royal Air Force interest, vintage teak hard wood cigarette box. The body with densely hand carved Kashmiri leaf patterns. A large quatrefoil filled with flower heads.
In the centre, a sunken area delicately hollowed out, creating a high relief resembling a Hindu temple dome. The internal has a carved RAF emblem and motto PER ARDUA AD ASTRA. A removable partition and green velvet lining to the base. A beautiful Kashmiri box with exquisite details throughout.
21cm x 12cm (8 1/4" X 4 3/4"). Height 5.5cm (2 1/8) approx. CONDITION : Excellent condition except one small rod carving broken. We only sell genuine vintage and antiques. The item "Rare WWII Anglo Indian Kashmiri Kashmir Srinagar RAF Carved Wooden Cigarette Box" is in sale since Wednesday, April 3, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes". The seller is "regencysilver" and is located in london, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.