This antique, food storage cupboard was found in the desert Kutch district in Gujarat, India. This area is known for mud-mirror work or Lippan kam on objects and the traditional mud huts (bhungas). The cupboard is of pyramid shape, atop six legs with a small carved teak door with fanciful, painted and mirrored decoration.

LITERATURE
For similar cabinets: Nora Fisher, Mud, Mirror and Thread: Folk Traditions of Rural India, p. 192

DATE
19th century

DIMENSIONS
Width 31 Depth 19 Height 52 inches

ITEM ID
C1402
ITEM TYPE
Antique
ORIGIN
Asia • Asian
AGE
19th Century
WIDTH
31" (79 cm)
DEPTH
19" (48 cm)
HEIGHT
52" (132 cm)

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Indian Kutchi Mirrored Mudwork (Lippan Kam) Food Storage Cabinet

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