A group of Kutch repoussé Silverware
India, late 19th - early 20th Century
the bowl of circular form, on three openwork floral scroll supports, with repoussé scrolling foliage within arched niches, scalloped rim, the base stamped with maker's mark 'O.M BARODA'; the pepper-pot on a circular spreading foot, the gourd shaped body with repoussé floral decoration in cartouche form within borders of acanthus leaves, with a screw-on top with downward flowing acanthus leaves enclosing perforations for pepper, silver bosses and a facetted knop; the beaker of slightly flaring form, decorated in repoussé openwork with pairs of perching birds on a ground of scrolling floral vines, the rim marked 'O.M BHUJ'
bowl 8 cm. high; pepper pot 11 cm. high, beaker 13.5 cm. high; total weight 570g.(3)