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    An Anglo–Indian répoussé silver salt

    An Anglo–Indian répoussé silver salt

    $140 (approx conversion from £100)

    Item details

    A Late 19th century Anglo–Indian
    Répoussé silver salt 
    Probably Kashmir, India,
    Circa 1900 
    Unmarked 
    Measure:
    4.2 cm square x 3.5 cm high (approx.) Weight – 40 grams

    Raj period,  bulbous form with a square rim on a counter set square base. The whole chased decoration in Rosette Pattern.

    A Liberty of London catalogue from the 1890’s advertises Kashmir silver salts (erroneously described Cutch work) as ‘Yuletide gifts’. (Wilkinson P.110) A Kashmir bowl of similar form is illustrated on Wilkinson P. 112

    For further reading on Kashmir silver and Rosette pattern see Wilkinson, W., (1999)., Indian Silver 1858-1947: Decorative Silver from the Indian Sub-Continent and Burma Made by Local Craftsmen in Western Forms. London, Wynyard R T Wilkinson, P. 103-108.

    Dimensions
    W: 4.2cm  (1.7")H: 3.5cm  (1.4")D: 4.2cm  (1.7")
    Code
    10548
    Period
    19th Century, Early 20th Century, Victorian (1837 to 1901)

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