A 19th century Indian silver snuff box apparently unmarked, Trichinopoly, circa 1870
Lot 9
A 19th century Indian silver snuff box apparently unmarked, Trichinopoly, circa 1870
£500 - 600
US$ 840 - 1,000
Lot Details
A 19th century Indian silver snuff box
apparently unmarked, Trichinopoly, circa 1870
Rectangular bellied form, the body profusely embossed in relief with tight foliate scrolls, the cover embossed to the centre with a scene depicting the 'Rock of Trichinopoly' surrounded a lion, a giraffe and two elephants, the gilded interior engraved 'Rock of Trichinopoly' to the cover, length 6.5cm.

Footnotes

  • For a similar example see Indian Silver 1858 - 1947, by Wynyard R. T. Wilkinson (London 1999) page 166
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