Asian Art

Online-Only Auction, 14 - 25 April 2022

Asian Art

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ZAR 5 863
Lot 106
  • A pair of Indian silver bud vases, Cutch, Bhuj, Shamji Mukonji, circa 1880


Lot Estimate
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 5 863

About this Item

A pair of Indian silver bud vases, Cutch, Bhuj, Shamji Mukonji, circa 1880

each embossed with scrolling flowers and foliage against a stippled ground, raised on a double knopped stem and spreading circular foot, with diamond, rope-twist and beaded borders, minor restoration to one vase to the stem, 15cm high, 195g all in; and an Indian silver covered jug, possibly Cutch, late 19th century, the front and reverse embossed with a pair of birds flanking a vacant shield-shaped cartouche, with s-shaped scroll handle, the hinged cover with a spire-shaped finial, 11,5cm high, 240g

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Provenance

Property of an Oriental Collector.

Literature

Wynyard R T Wilkinson (1999) Indian Silver 1858-1947, Silver from the Indian sub-continent and Burma made by local craftsmen in Western forms, Wynyard R T Wilkinson, 99D Talbot Road, London, W11 2AT, page 87, number 125, where a similar pair of vases is illustrated in black and white.


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