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Used to describe furniture and furnishings made in India from the 18th century onwards by Indian cabinetmakers using local timbers and accessories, for the colonial British market and wealthy locals, that was a fusion of the styles and techniques of the two cultures. Teak, camphor wood, padouk, coromandel and ebony were common timbers, and the furniture was sometimes inlaid with ivory or bone, and usually extensively carved with Indian themes including elephants and intricate foliate designs. Similar furniture was made in other colonies such as Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Kashmir.
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Two Indian silver dishes by Hamilton & Co, Calcutta, one with an 1840 one rupee coin to centre 10.8 cm wide and the other 8.8 cm diameter, 146 grams approx

Sterling Silver Cup, engraved 'Indian Durbar. Calcutta Dec 27 1911. Won by J.A.Johnstone's Champion Jumping Horse 'Bob' - Australian Bred', and also engraved on reverse 'This Cup was Presented By, Queen Mary of England Empress of India, personally tp Mrs J

Charles Stuart Harris, London, 1887 Anglo-Indian silver bowl with gilded interior, embossed sides depicting flowers, marked, in fitted box. Weight 132 grams

An Anglo-Indian silver tea service comprising 2 teapots, sugar basin, milk jug, tea strainer with horn handle & saucer, stamped 'Sterling Silver', late 19th century. Tallest 19.5 cm. (6 items)

Anglo-Indian silver fruit bowl with repousse decoration, stamped 'Mondhuroutt Showanipore Calcutta'. 19th century. 18 cm high, 31 cm wide.

A Colonial sterling silver trophy, the 'Bill Quinney Cup', the urn form handled cup with interlaced decorative cartouches embellished in the manner of Calcutta silver, raised upon a pedestal foot and an ebonised circular base; inscribed sterling silver to

A fine Anglo Indian silver bowl in silk lined fitted leather case for Depree, Exter English, 19th century

Late 19th century Indian silver tea set on tray, by Grish Chunder Dutt circa 1890, approx 1784 grams (4)

A pair of sterling silver nut dishes engraved Calcutta. S.B.&S. Ltd, Chester 1929. Width 8.7 cm

A silver gilt presentation double handled cup and cover, inscribed 'Calcutta Races of 1935-36' and to the reverse a coat of arms, hallmarked Collingwood and Co., London 1890 over earlier marks, 6250gms, 44 cm high, 52 cm wide. Provenance: Purchased from Ba

An Anglo-Indian silver 4pcs tea set. Late 19th and early 20th century. The set is decorated in the Indian colonial style with cobra snake handles and elephant finial on the teapot. The teapot and sugar bowl both carry Scottish silver marks by 'David Edward

Silver 'Fiddle thread & shell' pattern sifting spoon by Hamilton & Co. Calcutta

An fine embossed and carved silver three piece tea service, Anglo Indian, 19th century, teapot 14 cm high

A sterling silver monteith, with retailers stamp Hamilton & Co Ld, Calcutta, Delhi & Simla, with London assay and date marks 1923. The monteith is of an earlier Victorian style and decorated with lion mask and dolphin drop handles. Diameter 33 cm. Height 2

A sterling silver bowl with copper Liner, with retailers stamp Hamilton & Co Ld, Calcutta, Delhi & Simla, with London assay and date marks 1920. The bowl is decorated with bow and drape designs, with open pierced work and with scrolls and goat mask feet le

Anglo-Indian silver Christening mug 19th century, Calcutta maker Hamilton & Co. Height 9 cm. Weight 240g

Indian colonial silver fish slice by Lattey Bros. & Co, Calcutta

A Colonial Indian silver christening mug by Hamilton & Co, Calcutta, circa 1880, with fluted body and leaf capped scroll handle, 10 cm high, 200gms

Hamilton & Co. Calcutta hallmarked sterling silver jug, Birmingham 1878

Anglo-Indian silver Tennis trophy, the sturdy bowl with a heavily embossed pattern of exotic animals in landscape leading to triform supports as oversized tennis racquets United by a wreath and resting on a stepped foot. Marks: unmarked. Weight: 225 grams.

A Victorian sterling silver presentation goblet, the stem with pronounced beaded decoration, the cup with chased decoration, bearing the inscription ‘Warragul & West Gippsland Agricultural Society, March 20th 1885. Presented by Messrs Wm Hamilton & Co to J

Sterling silver ivory handled sauce boat, on three legs by. Chunder. Calcutta stamped 925. Height 6 x 20 cm

A silver sauce boat with ivory handle, Calcutta marks 925 grade 22 cm long