Sugar Bowl from Tea Service in the Shape of Quails (Primary Title)

Oomersee Mawjee Jr. (Artist)

ca. 1920-30
silver, gilded silver, ivory
Kutch, Gujarat (formerly Baroda), India
Overall: 3 7/8 × 5 1/4 × 3 in. (9.84 × 13.34 × 7.62 cm)
Part of a set "Tea Service in the Shape of Quails" (2011.248.1-3)
On teapot: O.M. and BARODA within two stamped rectangles On milk and sugar: OOMARSEE and BARODA similarly stamped
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
Delight in Design: Indian Silver for the RajMiriam 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. 23, pages 92-93.
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