Silver Box by P. Orr & Sons, Madras
Engraved gift F. SUMMERS ESQUIRE from H.H THE MAHARAJAH of MYSORE, FEB. 1901. The Maharajah began his reign in 1902 when he came of age, his mother, Vani Vilas Sannidhana acting as regent 1894-1902.
The Maharajah was Krishna Raja Wadiya IV, 1894 (1902)-1940. The kingdom of Mysore lasted from 1399-1947 and covered a huge area of Southern India. A rare and desirable gift from a king. Total weight 795.9 grams (25.589 ozt) includes internal wood liner.
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