Wed, 22nd Jun 2022 11:00

Silver & Objects of Vertu

 
  Lot 138
 

An early 20th century Anglo – Indian silver cruet, Cutch, Bhuj circa 1900 by Oomersi Mawji jnr (active 1890-1930)

An early 20th century Anglo – Indian silver cruet, Cutch, Bhuj circa 1900 by Oomersi Mawji jnr (active 1890-1930)

Raj period. Comprising a salt, mustard pot and pepper pot, held within a stand. The stand of circular form upon three ball and claw feet with a central carrying handle with a loop handle formed as two entwined serpents, with three beaded holding rings. The cruets formed of rounded ovoid form, the pepper with a pull off lid and the mustard with a hinged lid, each surmounted by a ball finial. The cruets and base chased with foliate scrolls and rosettes, the stand with an edge of acanthus leaves, the lids with chased stylised flower heads. Each marked underneath O.M BHUJ incuse. (4)

Height – 12.2 cm / 4.75 inches

Weight – 202 grams / 6.49 ozt

Estimated at £500 - £800


 

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