A Kutch silver ewer by Oomersi Mawji circa 1880
Lot 222
A repousse silver Claret Jug by Oomersi Mawji Bhuj, circa 1880
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A repousse silver Claret Jug by Oomersi Mawji
Bhuj, circa 1880
of inverted pear-shaped form on a round foot with scroll handle, the waisted neck with hinged lid terminating in a tapering pouring spout, the body profusely chased and embossed with a band containing scenes of quadrupeds in combat and a man and his horse savaged by lions amid floral and foliate scrolls, above and below further bands of scrolling floral vines and acanthus leaves, the base stamped with maker's mark: O.M BHUJ
31 cm. high; 1040 g.
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