FLOWER-STYLE BOX WITH DRAWERS

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December 31, 1649
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Mirza Firuz Shah
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Art and Calligraphy
Shah Jahan 1627–1658

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DESCRIPTION

Rows of graceful flowering plants are frequently used as a design element in Mughal art. Here, they appear alongside coiled cloud bands and flying birds. The iron handles on either side of the box are a later addition that indicate that the box was used as a traveling chest.

Object Details

Title: Flower-Style Box with Drawers

Date: 17th century

Geography: Attributed to India

Medium: Wood (poplar); overlaid with ebony inlaid with wood and incised, stained ivory

Dimensions: H. 11 in. (27.9 cm)
W. 21 5/8 in.(54.9 cm)

Classification: Wood

Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1976

Accession Number: 1976.176.1

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Mohmedd shareef

Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

Mirza Firuz

This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???

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