[BX36] (Size: 2 3/8"D
x 3 5/8"H)
An Indian wood called angie is used for this box with African Blackwood for the upper pagoda and pink ivory for the cut-out work and the onion-shaped finial. The box is ornamented with a basketwork pattern cut with the 0.050" square cutter with 25 rows of 24 cuts for a total of 600 separate cuts arranged in a pattern of 3-V's. The drum on the upper pagoda is cut through exposing the pink ivory below and the roof is finely fluted.
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