ANTIQUE 19THC INDIAN COLONIAL SOLID SILVER CASED 3 PIECE TEA SET, MADRAS C.1890

ANTIQUE 19THC INDIAN COLONIAL SOLID SILVER CASED 3 PIECE TEA SET, MADRAS C.1890

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19th Century Indian Colonial Silver repousse three piece Tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug, featuring an exceptional hand-embossed decoration representing figures in a landscape, cast handles and spouts modelled like elephant's heads, very crisp and detailed decoration.

Not hallmarked as often the case for Indian silver (but acid tested shows a 900+ standard silver purity), by style is from Madras.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A1736

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Description

Antique late 19th Century Indian Colonial Solid Silver repousse three piece Tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug. Each piece is extremely heavy and the silver is thick, featuring an exceptional hand-embossed decoration representing figures in a landscape, cast handles and spouts modelled like elephant's heads, very crisp and detailed decoration. The set is not Hallmarked as often the case for Indian silver (but acid tested shows a 900+ standard silver purity), by style is from Madras, and it comes in its original fitted wooden box, the key is missing as often the case.

Condition

In Excellent Condition - No damage, just general wear.

Tapot Size

Height: 17cm
Width: 24.5 x 13cm
Weight: 645g

Sugar bowl Size

Height: 8.3cm
Width: 17 x 10.5cm
Weight: 285g

Cream jug Size

Height: 8.5cm
Width: 1.5 x 10.5cm
Weight: 255g

Box Size

Height: 18.5cm
Width: 55.5 x 25.5cm