ANTIQUE 20thC INDIAN SOLID SILVER HUGE PRESENTATION CASKET & SCROLL HOLDER c1910

ANTIQUE 20thC INDIAN SOLID SILVER HUGE PRESENTATION CASKET & SCROLL HOLDER c1910

2,995.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3486

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century rare Indian Colonial Solid Silver presentation casket and scroll holder, each piece profusely embossed with figures working in a landscape with buildings, both presented to Edward William Stanley, Station Master in Colaba, Mumbay, for over 30 years. The scroll holder dating to 1914 and the casket dating to the 1916.

Both the scroll holder and the casket opening to reveal the original commemorative scroll, the one in the casket is particularly fine, lined in silk and hand painted, signed "Mich. Bocarro Bombay".

The silver is unmarked, as often with Indian silver, acid tested shows a 800+ silver standard, Mumbay, dating to the 1910's. 

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage to the silver, just general wear, minor wear to the scrolls.

CASKET'S SIZE

Height: 18cm

Width: 47 x 23cm

Weight: 1700g

SCROLL HOLDER'S SIZE

Length: 22cm

Width: 3.7cm

Weight: 100g