Antique Indian Sterling Silver Decanter circa 1863 Military Presentation

Antique Indian Sterling Silver Decanter circa 1863 Military Presentation
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circa 1863 India
A beautiful antique Indian sterling silver decanter with a subtle lobed design embellished with delicate floral chased designs. The engraving on the decanter reads -
Presented to Mess of the Royal Sussex Light Infantry Militia by Major The Honble H. Gage and Captn H. Bethune, 1863.
The base of the decanter is decorated with stylized leaf patterns surrounding each lobe. One lobe has the presentational inscription and the other each feature a variety of different flowers.

Made in India in circa 1863.

Total weight 950g / 30.55oz
Weight excl. cork stopper - 844g / 27.14oz
Measures: Height 28.5cm
Diameter 16.7cm

The decanter has full clear English hallmarks on the underside of the base.

This decanter is in excellent condition with no damage.

Stock code - WIN01.

  
Made in India
Date - circa 1863
Maker - Hamilton & Co., Calcutta

Height 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)
Width 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)
Depth 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)

CONDITION

Good

MEDIUM

Sterling Silver
£1,950

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