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Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (1 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (2 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (3 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (4 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (5 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (6 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (7 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (8 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (9 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (10 of 11)
Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (11 of 11)
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Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760

REF: S2238 / LA352838
£1795
€2082
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Description
A fine and rare 18th century Indian parcel-gilt (partially gilded/gold-plated) filigree silver Padan or betel nut box. The filigree coils of are of outstanding precision and fineness and the lid has a silver-gilt rim and a raised central section with a crenulated gilt rim and a floral finial. The base is silver sheet. The box was almost certainly made by the Muslim Nizam craftsmen of Karimnagar near Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh c1760 - 1780. The manufacturing process was demanding and complex, for a full description see ‘Indian Silver’ by S.K. Pathak, pages 24 to 26. Other similar examples are in the collections of in the V & A and Amsterdam Hermitage museums.

measurements

Height:
36 mm
Width:
90 mm
Depth:
70 mm

declaration

Carlyon Silver has clarified that the Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 (LA352838) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1760

condition

Considering its age and delicacy, the paan box is in remarkable condition, there are several places where the filigree has been skillfully repaired using silver, this work is in my opinion that of an Indian craftsman and probably dates to the early 20th century.

additional info

Material:
Silver
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
1760

delivery

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location

This Very Rare 18th Century Indian Filigree Silver Padan Box Karimnagar c.1760 is located in Bath, United Kingdom

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