“Good with all over wear.”
Region of Origin: India
Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
Primary Material: Wood
Product name : Antique 19th C Indian Mughal Marriage Dowry Box Krishna Buddhist Gods Tiger Bird
Subcategories: Antiques/Asian Antiques/India
Brief introduction: Known in Odissa (Odisha) as pedis, these boxes held the dowry given to brides during the wedding ceremony. The box opens to reveal three drawers for the dowry as well as a charming painting floral scene of one flying and one resting bird God (Garuda) against a red background.