A large and impressive Anglo Indian silver punch bowl, India, mid/late 19th century
A large and impressive Anglo Indian silver punch bowl, India, mid/late 19th century. Of circular form, ornately embossed in high relief depicting a continuous rural hunting scene incorporating Indian huntsmen riding elephants and on horseback with tribesmen on foot amongst lions, tigers, leopards and boar, enclosed within floral and scrolling foliate borders. The bowl is supported on a raised circular foot decorated with a variety of concentric pattern bands with the main band depicting a variety of wild animals applied against a scrolling foliate ground. 12 in (30.5 cm) diameter. Weight: 1913 grams.
Auction Date: April 2018