ANTIQUE 19thC INDIAN CUTCH SOLID SILVER 3PS TEA SET, SHAMJI MUKONJI c1880

ANTIQUE 19thC INDIAN CUTCH SOLID SILVER 3PS TEA SET, SHAMJI MUKONJI c1880

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19th Century Indian Colonial Cutch Silver repousse three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug, each piece is decorated all-over with a dense scrolling foliage and flowers, typical of the Cutch style. Extremely crisp and detailed decoration, unusual Persian style, elegant and very crisp chasing, the lower bodies are also decorated in relief with fabulous hunting scenes, the teapot's handle is modelled as a cobra snake, the hinged lid is surmounted by a cast cow.

Acid tested and shows a 900+ standard silver purity, each base bears the Maker's mark "S.M", for Shamji Mukonji, a great silversmith contemporary of Oomersi Mawji. This exceptional set dates to the 1880's.

Reference Number: A2254

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Description

Antique 19th Century Indian Colonial Cutch Solid Silver repousse three piece tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug, each piece is decorated all-over with a dense scrolling foliage and flowers, typical of the Cutch style. Extremely crisp and detailed decoration, unusual Persian style, elegant and very crisp chasing, the lower bodies are also decorated in relief with fabulous hunting scenes, the teapot's handle is modelled as a cobra snake, the hinged lid is surmounted by a cast cow. The set has been acid tested and shows a 900+ standard silver purity, each base bears the Maker's mark "S.M", for Shamji Mukonji, a great silversmith contemporary of Oomersi Mawji. This exceptional set dates to the 1880's.

Condition

In Excellent Condition - No damage.

Tapot Size

Height: 18cm
Width: 22 x 12cm
Weight: 610g

Sugar bowl Size

Height: 10.3cm
Width: 10cm
Weight: 204g

Cream jug Size

Height: 9.7cm
Width: 9cm
Weight: 148g 

Total silver weight: 962g