Silverware

A SOUTH INDIAN SILVER VASE

Lot No
58
Description
Size : 18 x 11 x 9 in each, Gross Weight : 3100 grams
Estimate
Rs. 2,50,000 - 3,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 6,56,214

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

The design pattern observed in this vase can be traced back to the work style of silversmiths of ancient Madras. A silver vase that stands out with an elaborately depicted series of ten Hindu deities along the centre. These include Krishna with a cow, Durga with a lion, Karthikeye, Shiva’s son, on a peacock, Ganesh on a mouse and Parvati on a Nandi. Also to be found are two magnificent deities, each one standing tall on either handle, in a compassionate Varada Mudra pose.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.

(payment only in Indian Rupees)

Provenance : Property from an elite Kolkata based collection.