ANTIQUE 20thC INDIAN SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION TEA TRAY, BOMBAY c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC INDIAN SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION TEA TRAY, BOMBAY c.1900

2,995.00

20th Century Indian Colonial silver repousse large tea tray, the border is profusely and beautifully repousse' decorated with hunting scenes in landscape, the twin handles realistically modelled as elephants heads holding flowers. Bombay style is distinctive in style and combines design elements from; Cutch, Burma, Siam, Bengal and Lucknow regions, pieces often made by master silversmith of very high quality. As often the case for Indian silver the set is unmarked, but acid tested shows a 900+ silver standard, it dates to 1900's, the centre bares a later presentation inscription 'With best wishes to Christopher Cookson esq (Lawyer, from Newcastle), from departmental heads of Lakhshimi & Vishnu Mills (Textile factory), Sholapur 1952.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5241

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DESCRIPTION

Antique early-20th Century Indian Colonial solid silver repousse large tea tray, the border is profusely and beautifully repousse' decorated with hunting scenes in landscape, the twin handles realistically modelled as elephants heads holding flowers. Bombay (Mumbai) style is distinctive in style and combines design elements from; Cutch, Burma, Siam, Bengal and Lucknow regions, pieces often made by master silversmith of very high quality. As often the case for Indian silver the set is unmarked, but acid tested shows a 900+ silver standard, it dates to 1900's, the centre bares a later presentation inscription 'With best wishes to Christopher Cookson esq (Lawyer, from Newcastle), from departmental heads of Lakhshimi & Vishnu Mills (Textile factory), Sholapur 1952.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Height: 2cm
Width: 59 x 34cm
Weight: 2060g