Decorative Arts & Design

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LOT 29

Lot 29

Indian Silver Presentation Rectangular Casket, Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, c.1943

Indian Silver Presentation Rectangular Casket, Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, c.1943
Lot 29 Details
Indian Silver Presentation Rectangular Casket, Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, c.1943

12 x 24 x 9.1 in — 30.5 x 61 x 23 cm
181.1 oz. — 5632 grams (gross)

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $4,500
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Indian Silver Presentation Rectangular Casket, Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, c.1943
  • Indian Silver Presentation Rectangular Casket, Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, c.1943
  • Indian Silver Presentation Rectangular Casket, Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, c.1943
  • Indian Silver Presentation Rectangular Casket, Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, c.1943
  • Indian Silver Presentation Rectangular Casket, Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, c.1943

CONDITION DETAILS

Inscribed on the cover 'Presented to / Sir Renwick Haddow, Kt. / by / The Indian Mercantile Community of Calcutta / 31st August 1943'; Britannia figure detached from finial, her trident also detached and shield is missing; small loss at the top of one moulded and applied corner bracket; otherwise substantially in good condition; well marked on the inside edge of the cover; some wood(?) and fabric lining is included in the gross weight

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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