An impressive pair of early 19th century two-handled Indian Colonial silver warming dishes and stands, with plated covers and handles by Cropley & Co, Calcutta 1819-25 (2)

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An impressive pair of early 19th century two-handled Indian Colonial silver warming dishes and stands, with plated covers and handles
by Cropley & Co, Calcutta 1819-25 (2)

Sold for £ 5,000 (US$ 6,298) inc. premium
An impressive pair of early 19th century two-handled Indian Colonial silver warming dishes and stands, with plated covers and handles
by Cropley & Co, Calcutta 1819-25
The stands of rectangular form with curved corners, the acanthus embellished scroll handles with turned ivory centres, raised on four shell embellished paw feet, the plain dishes with gadrooned rims, the covers with applied gadrooned borders and rims, the ornate detachable foliate scroll handles embellished with stiff-leaf borders, crested, length handle-to-handle 36cm, weight total of stands and dishes 134oz. (2)

Footnotes

  • Engraved with the crest of ROBERTSON (Strowan, Perthshire), Chief of the Clan Donnochie.

    Duncan, son of Robert chief of the clan having with great courage and intrepidity apprehended the murderers of James I (of Scotland) was granted by James II this commemorative crest and motto [ Trans: Glory is the reward of valour.]

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the covers and handles are unmarked silver and not plated as catalogued. The total weight should therefore read 191 troy oz.
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