Inventory no.: 373

373. Antique Silver Goblet, Kashmir, India

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Silver Goblet ‘Shawl Pattern’

Kashmir, Northern India

circa 1880

height: 18.5cm, diameter of cup: 8.5cm

weight: 347g

This goblet is finely chased in the ‘shawl pattern’ incorporating the flowers and leaves of the coriander plant – motifs typical of Kashmiri silversmithing.

It is a tall goblet that is heavy for its size.

References

similar examples are illustrated in Dehejia, V., Delight in Design: Indian Silver for the Raj, Mapin, 2008, p. 164.

Inventory no.: 373

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The flowers & leaves of the coriander plant on which the motifs for this piece partly are derived.