Antique Indian silver tea set, Kutch district, Gujarat

£12,000

This intricately-detailed tea set, adorned with scenes of hunting, showcases the elaborate decorative style typical of the Kutch region of India.

 

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Description

The set comprises a circular tray, a teapot, a milk jug and a sugar bowl. The tray has a pierced border and is decorated with foliage and hunting scenes. The teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl all feature handles in the form of cobras, with two ivory insulators included on the teapot handle. The set has a total weight of 3,150 grams and the dimensions of the individual items are as follows:

Teapot: height 17cm, width 24cm, depth 11cm

Two handle jug: height 12cm, width 18cm, depth 8cm

Milk jug: height 9cm, width 11cm, depth 6.5cm

Tray: height 3cm, diameter 37cm

Details

Country of Origin
Indian
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Hunting, Indian Interest
Material
Ivory, Silver
Colour
Silver

Dimensions

Height
17 cm / 6.7 inches
Width
24 cm / 9.4 inches
Depth
11 cm / 4.3 inches
Weight
3150 g

Reference:
15225

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