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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 298

    A SILVER GILT ENAMELLED JAR AND COVER

    LUCKNOW, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILVER GILT ENAMELLED JAR AND COVER
    LUCKNOW, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Of stout waisted form rising from short vertical foot through rounded body to tapering neck, the separate lid with ball knop finial, the surfaces covered with repeating fine floral motifs in green, blue and manganese enamels, the lid similarly decorated, very minor loss of enamel
    5 1/8in. (13.1cm.)


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    Accompanying this lot is a small note that is only partly legible. Dated 9th April 1895 it notes that this "Enamelled cup ... left to me by my mother's will...".

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