Jewelry Box with Super Fine Piercework on Bone
Fully Reticulated and Footed Box in casket form with hinged lids and clasp closure.
Has a warm patina from age related oxidation
Note that the guage of the bone sheets is extremely low - and this requires greater degree of skill and crafstmanship.
5" x 8" x 5"
Estimated to be from the 1800s or earlier.
Absolutely marvelous one-of-a-kind Museum Quality Folk Art object
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.