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Indian Silver Teapot

Indian Silver Teapot - Antique Circa 1920

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Indian silver teapot; an addition to our silver teaware collection

SKU C2005


This exceptional antique Indian silver teapot has a circular rounded, compressed form.

The body of the teapot is embellished with a chased scene depicting a rural setting with iconic wild, indigenous animals.

The decoration to the body is flanked with simplified leaf decorated borders to the upper and lower portions.

The raised flared shoulders of the teapot are encompassed with an applied moulded border accented with leaf designs.

This Indian silver teapot is fitted with a domed hinged cover, surmounted with the original and impressive cast silver finial realistically modelled in the form of an elephant.

The domed portion of the cover is encompassed with further chased decoration reflecting the aforementioned rural designs.

This antique teapot is fitted with an impressive cast silver C shaped handle with an exceptional chased decorated upper terminal modelled in the form of an elephant's head, with the handpiece reflecting the details of an elephant's trunk/proboscis.

The teapot has an exceptional cast swan necked spout ornamented with an elephant head's and trunk.

The teapot is supported by four bun style feet.

Read a brief history of silver teapots.

Origin: India

This antique Indian silver teapot is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The interior of the teapot has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.

The chased and cast decoration is very sharp.

There are no hallmarks as to be expected with such a piece; the date and origin can be determined by the composition and decoration.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 27.3cm/10.7"

Width 12.8cm/5"

Height 14.7cm/5.8"

24.4 troy ounces/758g

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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ