The design pattern in all the units reflects the seminal iconography of Kutch silverware.
The trays have scenic pictorial depictions of dense hinterlands with the presence of
humans and animals etched with finesse. The larger tray has handles and the outer
boundaries of both the trays have a floral design flow which circumvents with smooth
precision. The outer body of the box has elegant repousse work while the concealed
interior has been smoothly flattened rendering it with an iridescent shimmer. A detailed lion figure adorns the top frontal perspective, imbibing the box with a regal and authoritative persona.
Size : 1.5 x 19 x 12.5 in and smaller Gross Weight : 2434 grams
The design ergonomics of this silver Burmese box fuses figures of warriors and conquerors embalmed in their moment of glory. The descending narrative flow of the box is embossed with tales of battle. The sheer
momentum of narration is elevating and depicts with precision the gore of battle and the exaltation of the victor. The characters depicted have features of the demography of the Orient that pleases the discerning
eyes of the viewer. The lid of the box has a finely crafted figure of a man standing with poise. Exuberating a potent velocity of acquired combat discipline, the character dramatically emphases it’s utility as a repository of treasure which is safeguarded
by the Zen warrior.
An indigenous Silver Burmese box
engraved with depictions of folktales of
Burma. Motifs adopted in this work
symbolically represent the craftsmanship
of Burmese silversmiths.
This lot illustrates the methodology adopted by Burmese artisans and the design layout depicted on the frontal strip has been executed in repousse technique. The principal pictorial scene depicts characters captured in elegant postures. The depictions are embossed in high-relief, creating a dramatic effect. Character figures are given textural and facial features through chasing technique. The floral pattern on the frieze imbibes this lot with seamless visual identity. The bottom band is simplistic, and thus serves as a firm foundation upon which the patterns sprout. The highlight of the box is the lid, which depicts incise characters with definitive attributes of royalty. The chief protagonist is depicted seated in his court with a defined countenance of authority being entertained by danseuse nymphs.
This silver bowl from Kutch has an
indefinite aristocratic presence.
Traction-less chased floral design
adorns the base upwards. The
curvature of the frieze section, is
complimented by the precise repousse
technique implemented to emboss the
elaborate design element of this piece.
Size : 27.3 x 7.75 x 7.75 in Gross Weight : 851 grams
Kutch silver is distinguished by its closely worked foliate, repoussé and chased design. This silver box displays the chief attributes of Kutch silverware. The lion in pursuit of its prey is depicted with sheer momentum. The deities standing guard on the four corners, along with detailed intricacies imbibe this
piece with an embellished finish.
This pandan has been executed in the shape of a boathouse. The deck can be partially raised since one side is hinged. Once the lid is raised the underlying cylindrical compartments with silver spoons are revelaed.
The frieze has a smooth inlay of Kashmiri patterns and the boathouse itself is synonymous with the tranquil vibrations of Kashmir.
Size : 5.5 x 13.5 x 4.5 in Gross Weight : 1344 grams
An elegant Indian silver tea set, comprising of three units, a kettle, creamer and sugar bowl.
This vintage Indian tea set is moulded in globular form, while the units have been densely chased with intricately executed ferns and flowers against a matted ground. Hinged firmly with cobra handles and gilt interiors, this tea set reclines with a tilt owing to its Kang technique provenance, which reflects influence of the Orient.
Size : 5 x 7.5 x 4 in and smaller Gross Weight : 824 grams
This vintage kettle has been chased with a smooth design pattern. The regal appeal of the kettle is attributed to the Victorian iconography adopted. The floral repousse expression is offset by amalgamating
gothic iconography. The vertical facet of the kettle has a sprawling floral presence, whereas the base of the pout depicts a ferocious countenance. The pinnacle
of the kettle has a preached eagle mounted with finesse.
Tea set comprising of a kettle, jug, creamer and sugar bowl. Engraved hallmark trace the maker as F Hawker from Birmingham. Delicately chased layout of a sprawling floral pattern is continuous on all the units.
Size : 9.5 x 10 x 6 in and smaller Gross Weight : 2442 grams
The exquisite floral pattern of this pandan reflects traits of Persian influence.This pandan has compartments allotted to store various condiments such as, the betel nut and
other spices that are used to prepare a chewing betel leaf or Paan. Furthermore it has a frontal hasp and staple mechanism which clasps onto a small padlock. The octagonal shape of this pandan clarifies its evolved
stature in comparison to the nascent design of a pandan.
Size : 3.5 x 6.5 x 4.75 in Gross Weight : 1051 grams