An impressive Indian silver punch bowl, late 19th century
An impressive Indian silver punch bowl, late 19th century. Of circular form, ornately embossed in high relief with four equally spaced panels depicting various hunting scenes with Indian and British huntsmen, lions and tigers enclosed within a foliate acanthus scroll borders, the bowl supported on a raised circular foot. Mark of Heerappa Boochens Goldsmiths of Poona, India. 8.2 in (20.9 cm) diameter. Weight: 1360 grams. See Lot 689 - Woolley & Wallis Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu sale from 29th April 2015 for a similar example which sold for £8,000 hammer.
Auction Date: December 2015