A COROMANDEL WOOD BIBLE HOLDER
Southern India or Sri Lanka for the export market, late 18th century
Of rectangular shape, with a rounded spine, wavy contours and a hinged lid, the exterior plain except for the subtle carved decoration on the lid of two vegetal sprays shooting to the corners and reminiscent in style of Western morocco leather tooled manuscript bindings, the interior vacant, 19cm x 24cm x 8cm.
19cm x 24cm x 8cm
Estimated at £300 - £500