A SILVER REPOUSSÉ BOTTLE (SURAHI)
A SILVER REPOUSSÉ BOTTLE (SURAHI)

MARKED 'W&O', INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A SILVER REPOUSSÉ BOTTLE (SURAHI)
MARKED 'W&O', INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
On lightly splayed foot, the ribbed body in the form of a cantaloupe rising to a ringed flaring neck, the squat domed lid with acorn finial, the fine repoussé and chased decoration consisting of elegant floral sprays between registers of split-palmettes, the neck and mouth with similar decoration arranged in pointed arched niches, the lid with elegant floriated scrollworks, marked 'W&O' under the base
11 ¼in. (28.5cm.) high
32.85oz t

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Lot Essay

Although the maker's mark 'W&O' appears to be unrecorded, two pieces by this maker sold at auction recently: an almost identical surahi, lacking its lid, at Christie's South Kensington, 24 April 2015, lot 102 and a creamer at Bonham's, 7 October 2010, lot 394.
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