Enquiry about object: 2253

Your First Name (required)

Your Last Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Country (required)

Your Message

Fine, Colonial Kutch Silver Cup

Kutch, India
circa 1880

height: 9cm, width: 9cm, weight: 150g



private collection, UK.

This is a colonial Indian silver cup from Kutch of unusual quality – the photographs do not sufficiently convey its superior quality. Of baluster form, with an everted lip and a curved ‘S’-shaped handle, it is finely chased in unusually high relief with Islamic-inspired scrolling flower and foliage motifs against a finely tooled background. The top and bottom of the body have repeated leaf borders.

The cup does not have a maker’s mark but it is of the finest quality. It is also in essentially perfect condition.


Dehejia, V., Delight in Design: Indian Silver for the Raj, Mapin, 2008.

Dozens of items are added to our website each month. Be among the first to know about them.
Sign up to our monthly catalogue