Our catalogue > Mughal Indian Silver

Indian silver with Mughal or Islamic influence is shown here.

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Each of our pieces has been sourced from within the UK, often from old, colonial-era collections.

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9549

Massive, Monumental Kashmir Silver Betel or Paan-style Centrepiece

Kashmir, Northern India
circa 1880

height: 41cm, diameter: 26.5cm, weight: 6.5 kilograms

Provenance

private collection, UK.

9547

Indian Parcel-Gilt Silver Fish Kohl Container set with Rubies

Northern India
18th century

length: 15.7cm, width: 4.5cm, weight: 83g

Provenance

UK art market

9512

Early North Indian Pierced Silver Platter

North-West India
16th-17th century

diameter: 33.6cm, depth: 3.2cm, weight: 843g

Provenance

UK art market

9071

Mughal or Deccan Scribe’s Silver Pen Box (Kalamdan)

Mughal, Northern India or Deccan
18th century

length: 21.2cm, weight: 225g

Provenance

UK art market

9399

Exceptionally Rare Indian ‘Medicine’ Coconut Goblet with Silver-Gilt Mounts

Western India, perhaps Goa, or Mughal India
16th century

height: approximately 7.2cm, diameter: approximately 7.9cm, weight: 143g

Provenance

private collection, London,. UK; by repute, a Russian collection

9466

Mughal Zinc Cooling Bottle with Silver Mounts & Fabric Covering

Northern India
18th century

height: approximately 28cm, width: approximately 19cm, weight: 1,556g

Provenance

UK art market

6489

Deccani Silver Bullet Case & Belt Set

Hyderabad, Central India
18th century

width of silver case: 13cm, length of silver case: 10cm, depth of silver case: 14.8cm, combined weight (including leather): 483g

Provenance

private collection, England.

8841

Northern Indian Silver Paan or Betel Box

Northern India
late 19th-early 20th century

height: approximately 13.5cm, diameter: 18.9cm, weight: 898g

Provenance

from the collection of Sir Christopher Ondaatje, UK.

9277

Massive Indian Silver Flask (Surahi)

Rajasthan, India
late 19th century

height: approximately 48cm, width: approximately 28cm, weight: 2,980g

Provenance

UK art market

8727

Lucknow Niello & Enamelled Perfume Flask

Lucknow, India
circa 1780

length: 8.5cm, width: approximately 3.5cm, weight: 28g

Provenance

UK art market

7099

Enamelled Silver Pandan

North India
circa 1900

height: 5.3cm, diameter: 6.3cm, weight: 147g

Provenance

UK art market

8793

Pair of Lucknow Enamelled Silver Bazuband Boxes

Lucknow, India
18th century

width of individual boxes: approximately 6.1cm, length (including loops): approximately 11.8cm, depth: 2.2cm, combined weight (including cords): 159g

Provenance

UK art market

6905

North Indian Silver Rosewater Sprinkler

Northern India
19th century

height: 31.1cm, width: 8.8cm, depth: 7cm, weight: 249g

Provenance

UK art market

7119

Pair of Mounted, Large, Gilded Silver Lucknow Fish Elements

India, probably Lucknow
18th-19th century

width (individually): approximately 45cm, height: approximately 28.5cm; display stand's width: 48cm, depth: 20cm, height: 44cm

Provenance

UK art market

6986

Enamelled & Gilded Silver Scabbard End-Fitting or Chape

India, probably Lucknow
18th century

length: 11cm, width: 2.2cm, weight: 33g

Provenance

UK art market

6904

North Indian Parcel-Gilt Silver Rosewater Sprinkler

Northern India
19th century

height: 30.8cm, width: 8.7cm, depth: 6.9cm, weight: 250g

Provenance

UK art market

5922

Four Engraved Engraved Silver-Clad Bedstead Charpoy Legs

Northern India
19th century

heights: 32.5cm diameters at base: 13cm

Provenance

UK art market

6442

North Indian or Mughal Silver & Enamel Chess Set

Northern India
19th century

2.2cm-4cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

4078

Rare, Early Indian Agate Box with Chased Silver Mounts

Deccan, India, and possibly Goa
circa 1700

height: 13.3cm, length: 14cm, depth: 10.1cm, weight: 1,127g

Provenance

UK art market; European collection.

3663

Rare, Mughal Indian Gilded Chased & Engraved Silver Opium Poppy Pod-Shaped Chilam Cover

Rajasthan or Mughal, India
18th century

diameter: 8cm, height: 6.4cm, dimensions of marble stand: 14cm x 11cm x 2cm

Provenance

UK art market

6455

Indian Pierced Silver Perfume Box

Northern India
18th century

width: 12cm, height: 9.5cm, depth: 9.4cm, weight: 398g

Provenance

UK art market

597

Indian Parcel-Gilt Silver Hookah Base

Northern India
19th century

height: 18.5cm; diameter of base: 19cm, weight: 865g

Provenance

UK art market

1715

Exceptionally Fine Indian Deccan Parcel-Gilt Silver Filigree Pandan

Deccan, India
18th century

height: 5cm, length: 9.6cm, weight: 77g

Provenance

UK art market

2462

Silver-Gilt Mughal Horse Trappings

India
18th-19th century

length/height: 51cm, width: 23.5cm, weight: 1,222g

Provenance

UK art market

2463

Silver-Gilt Mughal Horse Trappings

India
18th-19th century

length: 120cm, weight: 1,592g

Provenance

UK art market

6226

Unusual Deccan, Engraved, Silver-Gilt Dagger Locket

Deccan, India
17th century

length: 7.9cm, width: 5.2cm, weight: 60g

Provenance

art market, London

4540

Maharaja’s Parcel-Gilt Silver-Plated Processional Fly Whisk Holder

India
19th century

length: 38cm, weight: 262g

Provenance

UK art market

6251

Exceptional, Rare & Large Dutch East Indies Pandan-Shaped Silver Filigree Toiletry Set, Box, Cover & Tray

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

diameter of tray: 28cm, diameter of box: 19.5cm, height of assembled set: 15.8cm, weight: 2,254g (2.254kg)

Provenance

private collection, London; acquired in London prior to that.