LUCKNOW INDIAN SILVER TEA SERVICE
Five: Includes coffee pot, teapot, open sugar bowl, creamer and hot milk pot, each decorated in the "Jungle" pattern, with fish borders, snake handles and elephant-form finials, India, ca. 1900; Unmarked; Coffee pot: 6 3/4"; 49.2 OT; This service incorporates many distinctive features of Lucknow silver production Ð including the fish border and the "Jungle" pattern, depicting wild animals in forest setting, set on a stony ground. See Wynyard R. T. Wilkinson, Indian Silver: 1858-1947, pp. 125-143 and fig. 233 for a discussion of Lucknow silver and a "Jungle pattern" tea service.
Sale Price: $2,750
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Pieces exhibit bends to the foot rims and interior lips of lids.