An Anglo-Sikh War Indian/Safavid lacquer papier mache pen box, inscription inside box 'Sikh writing case, picked up after the battle of Sobraon by Captain Oldfield and sent over to Mrs Tattershall', oval form with sliding drawer to reveal brass inkwell, decorated to the top and sides with foliate design, 26cm long, 4cm high, note: a Captain Oldfield served in the 5th Bengal Cavalry, who fought at the Battle of Sobraon

Sold for: £1,100

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