Mobile menu
Welcome back to the royal residences. Find out more about our measures to keep you safe.
Indian; Ratlam

Opium box circa 1875

RCIN 11537

Your share link is...


This box for storing opium is set with a plaque of green glass fused with pierced sheet gold showing the Hindu deity Krishna and his devotees. Ratlam in central India was a prominent centre for the production of these decorative gold and glass plaques and was also known for opium cultivation.