Flowers Hand Painted Papier Mache Rabbit Box
The Flowers Rabbit Box is covered in various coloured flowers including pink, red and blue hand painted by skilled artisans in Kashmir. The head and ears are black decorated with gold dots with the underside and base plain black, undecorated, apart from a narrow band of decoration around the centre just below the line of the opening.
The Rabbit is lying with its ears flattened on its back. The lid of the box lifts off to reveal a black interior. There may be slight irregularities in the lip and interior due to the box being handmade
Like all Kashmiri hand painted boxes design of the outside varies in colour, using a traditional style of decoration mainly flowers, but occasionally including birds. The pattern generally extends to the line of the opening, sometimes there is decoration around this line.