Gorgeous and rare teapot from India, chased and repousse´ decorated in Swami style (Swami ware). Square base, long square spout, hinged lid and sculptural handle with isolating slices. Lid decorated with a snake. The handle has the shape of an elephant head, holding a tree trunk. Surface decorated with depicted Hindu gods and goddesses on a Kashmir shawl inspired decoration. Marked, leaf mark of an unknown indian silversmiths in the region Madras, marked for the import by the englisch company William Hutton & Sons in London, about 1890.
Measures & details
- Size 6 x 10 inch
- Height 6 inch
- Volume appr. 2 pt
- Silver plated brittania metal
- Condition: only slightly patina
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