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A SILVER REPOUSSÉ VASE, A EWER AND A CIRCULAR TRAY
A SILVER REPOUSSÉ VASE, A EWER AND A CIRCULAR TRAY

INDIA, CIRCA 1880

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A SILVER REPOUSSÉ VASE, A EWER AND A CIRCULAR TRAY INDIA, CIRCA 1880 The vase on slightly raised circular foot, with rounded body rising to a tall flaring mouth, the repoussé decoration consisting of floriated scrolls between registers of palmettes, with presentation cartouche; the ewer, on circular foot, with baluster body rising to a slightly waisted mouth, the repoussé decoration depicting the heads of four different breeds of wild goat or ibex on dense scrolling foliated ground, with hinged lid and serpentine handle, Kashmir ; the tray on plain base with intricate repoussé decoration consisting of scrolling tendrils around a central plain roundel, the gently sloping open work rim with a continuous scrolling floral garland The ewer 13 ½in. (34.3cm.) high

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The inscription on the vase reads "Presented to the Rev. H. R & Mrs Mitchell by the Children of Christ Church Schools, JUBBULPORE, INDIA, July 1881"

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