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

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

2,295.00

19th Century exceptional Indian 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 matted ground, entwined cast cobra shaped handles, coconut shaped body resting on realistically modelled lion paw feet, the lid surmounted with a pineapple finial.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5129

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century exceptional Indian 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 matted ground, entwined cast cobra shaped handles, coconut shaped body resting on realistically modelled lion paw feet, the lid surmounted with a pineapple finial.

Each piece is very heavy and finely crafted, undoubtedly made by one of the best Cutch silversmiths. Although the set appears to be unmarked, which is often the case for Indian silver, it has been tested silver (900+ standard), the set dates to the late 19th century.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.


SIZE

TEAPOT
Height: 15cm
Width: 18.5 x 10cm
Weight: 530g

SUGAR BOWL
Height: 9.5cm
Width: 18 x 9.5cm
Weight: 365g

CREAM JUG
Height: 9.5cm
Width: 12 x 8.5cm
Weight: 260g