ANTIQUE ISLAMIC INDIA SOLID SILVER TEA SET
India, circa 1850, solid silver Three Piece Tea Set; includes a tea pot, creamer, and uncovered sugar bowl, all made of high grade silver. Decorated on one side with hand chiseled and deeply engraved Indian architectural motifs and on the other side with a hunting scene. The handles are beautifully sculptured in the shape of elephants heads. References; article by Wynyard Wilkinson "Hammering Out A Hybrid Style" published in Country Life Art & Antiques An essential companion for collector in 2000-2001 page 106. Weight (3pieces); 1145 grams (36.8126 ounces US). Length of the tea pot: 8 ¾ inches (22,3cm). Height: 6 ¼ inches (16cm).
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