ANTIQUE 20thC INDIAN SOLID SILVER SWAMI TEA SERVICE, KRISHNIAH CHETTY c.1910

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ANTIQUE 20thC INDIAN SOLID SILVER SWAMI TEA SERVICE, KRISHNIAH CHETTY c.1910

£29,995.00

Description

Antique early-20th Century Exceptional Indian colonial solid silver six-piece tea service, comprising of coffee pot, water jug, teapot, sugar bowl, cream jug, sugar tongs and a tray, each body is profusely and beautifully repousse' decorated with religious processions, a typical scenes from the Meenakshi Amman temple in southern India, depicting the story of Vishnu's decent to earth as Jagganath. The realistically modelled snake shaped handles, lids mounted with finials depicting a seated Shiva on an elephant and a cow, the tray with numerous panels depicting traditional rural scenes and mounted around the edge with a cast snake boarder and intertwining handles.

This set however is hallmarked C. Krishniah Chetty, Bangalore, a renowned jewellery brand based in Bangalore, India. The group today comprises of six entities: C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons, C. Krishniah Chetty Jewellers, C. Krishniah Chetty Manufacturers, C. Krishniah Chetty Foundation, C. Krishniah Chetty Partnership Firm & C. Krishniah Chetty Charitable Trust.

TRAY
Width: 68.5 x 47cm
Weight: 3025g

COFFEE POT
Height: 25cm
Width: 22 x 14cm
Weight: 875g

WATER JUG
Height: 19cm
Width: 13 x 11cm
Weight: 465g

TEAPOT
Height: 20cm
Width: 24 x 14cm
Weight: 715g

SUGAR BOWL
Height: 13cm
Width: 19 x 11cm
Weight: 480g

CREAM JUG
Height: 10cm
Width: 13 x 9cm
Weight: 215g

SUGAR TONGS
Length: 19cm
Width: 4 x 3cm
Weight: 90g

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item details
Material and Technique silver
Origin Asian
Period 20th Century
Condition Good
Hallmark C. Krishniah Chetty

Product REF: A5864