Vintage Petal Shaped Tikka Or Make Up Box With A Horse Handcrafted In Wood- L 25 cm x H 22 cm xW 8 cm

Majestic wooden tikka box with twin petal shaped boxes which slide open handcrafted in mango wood with a horse standing in between and stained in red.  

The 2 petal boxes are engraved with a floral design and can slide open. 

Handcrafted in mango wood, such tikka or make up boxes were used in the mid century for storing " sindhoor" known as vermilion worn by married women in the parting of their hair to show respect for their spouse , their long life and a sign of marriage.

The engraving on this exquisite petal shaped box is chiselled by artisans from Rajasthan. 

Measures: Length: 25 cm x Height 22 cm x Width 8 cm when closed

Each petal box measures : 11 cm x 8 cm when closed 

Weight: 500 grams.