A fine coromandel wood miniature cupboard
Sri Lanka, 18th century
H. 89.5 x W. 60.5 x D. 28.8 cm
This entire four-door miniature cupboard is made of the finest coromandel wood and has an arched pediment with a carving of an exotic face with plumes. These pieces of miniature furniture presumably were showpieces as well as toys for the wealthy Dutch or Indo-Dutch women to collect their little treasures in.