Lidded tea-pot with handle in the form of a snake curling around a tree stem with two ivory heat breakers. The spout is in the form of a tusked elephant head, with the raised trunk being the vessel’s spout. The main body of the vessel bears images of wild animals in contest amidst floral scrolling. Above and below this area are registers of acanthus leaves, a pattern that is repeated on the top of hinged lid. Closer to the centre of the lid is floral scrolling while this in turn is topped by an elephant. The interior stained with tea.

An01115425 001 l


G91 Religious Painting 2007
Made Of
silver, ivory
Type of Thing
repoussé, chased, stippled


Made In


Acquired In
1900, about

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