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Size : 12 cm long x 8 cm wide x 6.5 cm high
4¾ ins long x 3¼ ins wide x 2½ ins
This Indian starred tortoise shell would have found a ready market in the Europe of the time where such things were unseen bizarre rarities that spoke of far lands, of spices, silks and jewels, and untold other singular and mysterious Eastern luxuries.
|Height||6.50 cm||(2.56 inches)|
|Width||8.50 cm||(3.35 inches)|
|Depth||12.00 cm||(4.72 inches)|