ANTIQUE 19thC INDIAN COLONIAL SOLID SILVER CUP & COVER, ALLAN & HAYES c.1861

ANTIQUE 19thC INDIAN COLONIAL SOLID SILVER CUP & COVER, ALLAN & HAYES c.1861

2,295.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4014

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century rare Indian Colonial Solid Silver two-handled trophy cup and cover, of campana form applied with fruiting vine, leaves and flowers, cast scroll handles, domed cover surmounted by a stunning floral finial.

The body with two cartouches, one engraved with initials, the other bearing a memorial inscription: "Nynee Tal Rifle Club, 1861, 1st Price Won by T.P. Gudgin". T. P. Gudgin was Veterinary Surgeon of the 2nd Dragoon Guards.

 

The piece has been acid tested 900+ standard, the base stamped "ALLAN & HAYES", silversmith operating in Calcutta between 1855 and 1864. This trophy dates to about 1860-61.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height: 32.8cm

Width: 27.5 x 19cm

Weight: 1840g