Indian Silver Two-Handled Tea Tray - Antique Circa 1880

GBP 7,425.00

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Object Description

This exceptional antique Indian silver tray has a rectangular shaped form with rounded corners.

This two handled tea tray has a raised convex border ornamented with fine and impressive embossed and chased decoration depicting a rural farming village scene and iconic wild, indigenous animals.

The tray is further embellished with a shaped scallop shell design to each corner.

The surface of this antique tea tray is embellished with an engraved contemporary initial ‘F’ towards one corner.

The silver tray is fitted with a fine and impressive pair of chased leaf decorated shaped handles.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of one handle include:

Maker’s mark: K.K.Dutt

City mark: Bhowanipur, Calcutta

Dimensions
Length across handles 72cm/28.3″
Width 44cm/17.3″
Length of surface 46cm/18.1″
Width of surface 33cm/13″

Weight
130 troy ounces/4043g

Object History

Maker: K. K. Dutt
Date: Circa 1880
Origin: Bhowanipur Calcutta, India

Object Literature

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING

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Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Object Condition

This antique tea tray is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The embossed and chased decoration to this impressive tea tray is very sharp.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of the handle are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Indian silverware.

Object Details

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Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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