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Very Fine Chased Silver Cup
height: 9cm, width: 9cm, weight: 150g
This is a colonial Indian silver cup from Kutch of unusual quality - the photographs do not sufficiently convey its superior quality. Of baluster form, with an
everted lip and a curved 'S'-shaped handle, it is finely chased in unusually high relief with Islamic-inspired scrolling flower and foliage motifs against a finely
tooled background. The top and bottom of the body have repeated leaf borders.
The cup does not have a maker's mark but it is of the finest quality. It is also in perfect condition.
Dehejia, V., Delight in Design: Indian Silver for the Raj, Mapin, 2008.
Provenance: UK art market
Inventory no.: 2253
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