Silver Goblet ‘Shawl Pattern’
Kashmir, Northern India
height: 18.5cm, diameter of cup: 8.5cm
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.
similar examples are illustrated in Dehejia, V., Delight in Design: Indian Silver for the Raj, Mapin, 2008, p. 164.
Inventory no.: 373
The flowers & leaves of the coriander plant on which the motifs for this piece partly are derived.