Exclusive on Bidsquare Second Boer War carved kingwood dresser box, dated 1900
, the heavily carved lid with coat of arms, above the inscription H. Rill P.O. War H. Wassman Diyatalawa
, the interior with bust of a gentleman, 4 3/4" x 10 1/2". Diyatalawa is one of the oldest military garrisons in Sri Lanka and was first used as a training station for the British Army, ca. 1885. Provenance: The Estate of Charlene Sussel, Rockville, Maryland.
Good condition. No apparent damages or repairs.