Milk Pitcher from Floral-Pattern Tea Service (Primary Title)

Oomersee Mawjee, Indian (Artist)

ca. 1884
Indian
Containers-Vessels
Metalwork
silver
Kutch, Gujarat, India
Overall: 6 1/2 × 10 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (16.51 × 26.04 × 13.34 cm)
2011.244.3
Part of a set "Tea Service" (2011.244.1-3)
O.M. stamped within inset rectagle on bottom of all three pieces
On inner surface of teapot handle: "Presented to Colonel H. J. Buchanan C. R. Ninth Foot on his marriage 26th February 1884 by his old brother officers."
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
Delight in Design: Indian Silver forthe Raj
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, September 17-December 13, 2008
Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, July 25-October 4, 2009
Vidya Dehejia, Delight in Design: Indian Silver for the Raj (Mapin, 2008), cat. no. 20, pages 88-89.
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