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19 th Century
Size : 9 cm high , 9 cm wide – 3½ ins high , 3½ ins wide
The indigenous craftsmen's exposure to western goods grew with the expansion of the Portuguese , Dutch and English presence in Ceylon . By the 19 th century the convergence of a diverse range of objects and the decorative traditions and techniques of the European colonialists had created an atmosphere that was conducive to both artistic and technical exchange , as evidenced in this unusual double headed snuff box .
|Height||9.00 cm||(3.54 inches)|
|Width||9.00 cm||(3.54 inches)|