A fine repoussé silver Claret Jug by Oomersi Mawji
Bhuj, circa 1890
of globular form with a long slender neck, the hinged lid with finial in the form of an acorn with a set of leaves terminating in a tapering pouring spout, the curved handle in the form of a salamander, the body profusely chased and embossed with roundels comprising hunting scenes and quadrupeds in combat alternating with floral patterns, against a dense background of floral and foliate scrolls, within bands of acanthus leaves, similar scrolling decoration to neck and lid, the base stamped with maker's mark: O.M. BHUJ
25 cm. high; 820g.