Silverware

A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL SILVER EWERS

Lot No
67
Description
Size : 22 x 8 x 11 in each, Gross Weight : 6992 grams
Estimate
Rs. 7,00,000 - 9,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 9,42,880

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

These silver wine ewers are of two variant size, considering they are of Italian make, they reflect the style sensibilities of ancient Rome. The ewers have a tint of gold reflection and are made of a superior alloy. The silver ewers have a hinged cast lid and sturdy side handles in order to enhance their utility. The romans as they were known to live life with debonair, considered wine as an integral part of their daily routine. The engravings on these ewers, exhibit the focused attention with which they were created. In order to restrict the flow of wine the ewers were designed with a tapering pout and the bottom section cast as a sphere

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.

(payment only in Indian Rupees)

Provenance : Property from an elite Mumbai based collection.