Bidri ware jewellery box made of patinated zinc alloy inlaid with floral designs in silver and decorated with two oval portraits of a man and a woman, painted on cream-coloured plastic. The jewellery box is housed in a hinged red velvet box that is lined with white satin and fastened with a metal catch at the front.
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