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A fine Indian silver perfume casket, unmarked, Kashmir, probably 19th century

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 GBP

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton

A fine Indian silver perfume casket, unmarked, Kashmir, probably 19th century

A fine Indian silver perfume casket, unmarked, Kashmir, probably 19th century

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

5,292

GBP

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton

A fine Indian silver perfume casket, unmarked, Kashmir, probably 19th century


pierced to simulate filigree, interrupted by flowers, similarly decorated hinged cover, side handles, the inside fitted with a 6-compartment detachable bottle mount and six silver-mounted glass bottles with silver covers and screw stoppers, chain, peg latch holder, unmarked, one glass bottle a replacement

13cm., 5⅛in. long over swing handles 

721gr, 23oz 2dwt of weighable silver

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