Carved Wood Lidded Bowl/Box

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by kardinalisimo, Jun 5, 2020.

  1. kardinalisimo

    kardinalisimo Well-Known Member

    B14FF0EC-7BB2-4161-9A77-A03F44008589.jpeg BD8D504A-9CDF-48CD-8D52-AD68ACBBE69C.jpeg BEAA4D39-D100-49BF-A3FD-CFD8B28F8E06.jpeg 34C9CD25-166A-4867-B380-6BEBECB90C52.jpeg B6293FE4-A63D-41AE-945F-480C06CD0149.jpeg 3D6B1664-C931-42C8-BCDF-80091445490C.jpeg E99E0750-2E28-465B-A4A5-2707562A89CC.jpeg 6A54BEC5-5B76-4B95-A2A9-69B0CBCB6A36.jpeg Any suggestions on the origin? Any idea what the notch on the lid’s edge might be for? There is no matching one on the bowl’s rim for alignment.
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  2. i need help

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  3. kardinalisimo

    kardinalisimo Well-Known Member

    True but the lid’s rim is different.
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  4. DragonflyWink

    DragonflyWink Well-Known Member

    Looks to me like from India - used for dried fruit or spices, they usually had/have removable wooden dividers (the 'notch' looks like a chip to me)...

    Last edited: Jun 6, 2020
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  5. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I agree, India, and a chip.
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  6. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    These boxes are not machine made.
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  7. The person who did the stippling spent a lot of time doing it; but, if that's your task then so what.
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  8. Firemandk

    Firemandk BOY: Trains is cool Daddy ME: No more RR Spikes!

    @kardinalisimo Looks like a chip and reminds me of the wood bowl I have some of my shaving soap in .... India ? Maybe , but I get a handmade 1920's vibe out of it ..... If you can determine what the wood is it would help .
  9. Hollyblue

    Hollyblue Well-Known Member

    Looks like the carved monkey pod bowls and boxes which have been sold for years.
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