Pair Antique Indian Silver Chuskis Rajasthan 964 gms Indian Silver Wine Jugs
Rare pair of stunning solid silver wine pourers or CHUSKIS made mid 19th century from very heavy thick gage silver. Decorated all over with deeply repousse hand worked motifs of exotic birds amongst foliage and flowers . There are birds on the base, bird on the handle and a bird on the lid . Birds on front and back. These CHUSKIS are rare and extremely fine museum worthy examples of top quality silver work from Rajasthan in north west India.
For two related examples of the same group please see Exhibition Catalogue,Fabri-Terlinden Mughal Silver Magnificence [16th - 19th century], Bruxelles ; Antalya, 1987, fig 160 & 162 page 118/9.
Also see one example for sale with alexisrenard.com priced at 6,800 US dollars.
Excellent condition - small tilt on base on one. Silver work excellent and hardly used.
Size - 20 cms tall . Weight - 964 gms. Cat# 939/qscx