ANTIQUE 19thC INDIAN CUTCH SOLID SILVER 3 PIECE TEA SET c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC INDIAN CUTCH SOLID SILVER 3 PIECE TEA SET c.1890

2,595.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4613

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Indian exceptional solid silver repousse three-piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug, each piece is profusely and beautifully repousse' decorated with scrolling foliage and flowers on a tooled ground, depicting hunters on horseback and elephant, holding spears, swords and guns, accompanied with hunting dogs, hunting tigers and boars.

Each piece is very heavy and finely crafted, the teapot features an elegant shaped spout and the hinged lids are surmounted by a cast coiled snake, the handles are in a style of a snake, teapot has the original insulators. Although the set appears to be unmarked, which is often the case for Indian silver, it has been tested silver (900+ standard), the piece dates to the late 19th century.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

TEA POT

Height: 19cm
Width: 22 x 9.5cm

SUGAR BOWL

Height: 13cm
Width: 16 x 7.5cm

CREAM JUG

Height: 11cm
Width: 12 x 6cm

TOTAL WEIGHT: 1575g