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view Unknown Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. <font u>Arts of India: 1550-1900</font u>. text by Rosemary... SSEA 1875-12-31 1825-01-01 mid 19th century (made) Handkerchief, with 'chikan' embroidery, Calcutta, mid 19th century Height: 42 cm approx., Width: 42 cm approx. Paris Exhibition, 1867 Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) South Asia, room 41 The East India Railway opened between Calcutta (Howrah) and Pandua in 1854. This superb example of 'chikan' embroidery was shown at the Paris Exhibition in 1867. 557 2014-08-29T19:20:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:53.000Z 22.54994 South Asia, room 41, case 10 88.371582 cotton, silk, muslin White muslin, with white cotton and pink silk embroidery 0542(IS) 0542is O18878 Handkerchief 1 White muslin handkerchief with a border of 'chikan' embroidery in white cotton and pink silk,... Calcutta This delightful handkerchief is embroidered in white cotton thread with a repeating design of... 3 VA handkerchief-handkerchief-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z embroidered Handkerchief 1875 1825 view
view 2006av2239 jpg s Unknown Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. <font u>Arts of India: 1550-1900</font u>. text by Rosemary... SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Necklace, gold set with rubies, diamonds and pastes, Madras, ca. 1850. Height: 3.8 cm, Width: 4.4 cm A Golden Treasury. (Cartwright Hall, Bradford 01/01/1988-31/12/1988) South Asia, room 41 The form of the necklace, and the claw setting of the stones of the pendant show obvious European... 575 2014-08-29T19:21:01.000Z 2014-08-29T19:21:01.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 gold, diamond, ruby, paste Engraved gold, set with rubies, diamonds and pastes 03314(IS) 03314is O18879 Necklace 1 Engraved gold necklace set with rubies, diamonds and pastes. Gold formed in foliate motifs with... Madras 2006AV2239 The sliding gold chain supports a gold pendant set with rubies, diamonds and pastes (imitation... 3 VA necklace-necklace-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z engraved Necklace 1854 1845 view
view 2006bf3881 jpg s Unknown Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. <font u>Arts of India: 1550-1900</font u>. text by Rosemary... SSEA 1869-12-31 1860-01-01 ca. 1865 (made) Height: 33.3 cm, Diameter: 17.8 cm, Diameter: cm 17.8 South Asia, room 41 Bought from the Paris Exhibition, 1867 as 'modern' work 18705 2014-08-29T20:34:26.000Z 2014-08-29T20:34:26.000Z 26.83906 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.93326 Silver Silver, partly gilt, with chased and engraved decoration on a ring matted ground 778-1869 7781869 O16019 Ewer 1 Silver ewer decorated with delicate foliage motifs. Lucknow 2006BF3881 3 VA ewer-ewer-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Ewer 1869 1860 view
view Unknown STRONGE, Susan, Nima Smith and James Harle, A Golden Treasury. Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Ruby ring, Madras, about 1850 Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 2 cm hoop South Asia, room 41 Transferred in 1879 from the India Museum to the South Kensington Museum, which later became the... 62643 European firms such as P. Orr and Sons in Madras traded in western-style jewellery but employed... 2014-08-29T23:23:55.000Z 2014-08-29T23:23:55.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Engraved gold, with five Burmese rubies in open-claw settings 03230(IS) 03230is O93644 Ring 1 Ruby ring, engraved gold, with five Burmese rubies in open claw settings. Madras Although the ruby and gold ring was made in India, it shows strong European influence in its... 3 VA ring-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1854 1845 view
view Unknown STRONGE, Susan, Nima Smith and James Harle, A Golden Treasury. Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Emerald ring, Madras, about 1850. Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 2 cm South Asia, room 41 Transferred from the India Museum in 1879 to the South Kensington Museum, which later became the... 62710 2014-08-29T23:24:13.000Z 2014-08-29T23:24:13.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Cast gold and emeralds, open-set 03111(IS) 03111is O93678 Ring 1 Ring with five table-cut emeralds open-set in a cast gold and pierced hoop and bezel. The... Madras Although the emerald-set gold ring was made in India, it shows strong European influence in its... 3 VA ring-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1854 1845 view
view Unknown STRONGE, Susan, Nima Smith and James Harle, A Golden Treasury. Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Ruby ring, Madras, about 1850. Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 1.9 cm South Asia, room 41 Transferred in 1879 from the India Museum to the South Kensington Museum, which later became the... 62819 2014-08-29T23:24:42.000Z 2014-08-29T23:24:42.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Ruby in a cast gold setting 03122(IS) 03122is O93730 Ring 1 Ring with a single open-set ruby in cast gold setting. Madras Although this ruby and gold ring was made in India, it shows strong European influence in its... 3 VA ring-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1854 1845 view
view 2006bf8194 jpg s Unknown STRONGE, Susan, Nima Smith and James Harle, A Golden Treasury. Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Necklet, North India, about 1850. Diameter: 18.5 cm, Width: 17 cm South Asia, room 41 Acquired by the India Museum in 1855, then transferred in 1879 to the South Kensington Museum,... 62842 Some British women collected traditional jewellery, and North Indian jewellery became fashionable... 2014-08-29T23:24:49.000Z 2014-08-29T23:24:49.000Z 21.7866 South Asia, room 41, case 10 82.794762 Enamelled gold, set with diamonds and pearls, with pendent pearls and emeralds 03202(IS) 03202is O93737 Necklet 1 Necklet, enamelled gold, set with diamonds and pearls, with pendent pearls and emeralds. India 2006BF8194 North India Some British women collected traditional jewellery, and north Indian jewellery became fashionable... 3 VA necklet-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1854 1845 view
view 2006bf8201 jpg s Unknown SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Brooch, Madras, about 1850. Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 3 cm A Golden Treasury. (Cartwright Hall, Bradford 01/01/1988-31/12/1988) South Asia, room 41 Transferred in 1879 from the India Museum to the South Kensington Museum, which later became the... 63115 2014-08-29T23:26:03.000Z 2014-08-29T23:26:03.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Gold, set with a moonstone and amethysts 08637(IS) 08637is O93745 Brooch 1 Gold brooch set with a moonstone at the centre, surrounded by amethysts in open settings, the pin... Madras 2006BF8201 Although this gold brooch was made in India, it shows strong European influence in its design.... 3 VA brooch-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1854 1845 view
view 2006bf8201 jpg s Unknown STRONGE, Susan, Nima Smith and James Harle, A Golden Treasury. Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Brooch, Madras, about 1850 Width: 3.2 cm A Golden Treasury. (Cartwright Hall, Bradford 01/01/1988-31/12/1988) South Asia, room 41 Transferred in 1879 from the India Museum to the South Kensington Museum, which later became the... 63146 2014-08-29T23:26:10.000Z 2014-08-29T23:26:10.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Gold, set with amethysts and one purple glass stone 08636(IS) 08636is O93782 Brooch 1 Gold set with six pale amethysts and one purple glass stone in open settings. Madras 2006BF8201 Although this gold brooch was made in India, it shows strong European influence in its design.... 3 VA brooch-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1854 1845 view
view 2006bf8201 jpg s Unknown STRONGE, Susan, Nima Smith and James Harle, A Golden Treasury. Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Dragonfly brooch, Madras, about 1850 Height: 4.9 cm, Width: 7.2 cm South Asia, room 41 Transferred in 1879 from the India Museum to the South Kensington Museum, which later became the... 63151 2014-08-29T23:26:11.000Z 2014-08-29T23:26:11.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Gold and gold filigree, set with rubies, turquoise and paste stones 08661(IS) 08661is O93787 Brooch 1 Brooch in the shape of a dragonfly, gold and gold filigree set with rubies and turquoise on the... Madras 2006BF8201 Although this brooch was made in India, it shows strong European influence in its design. The... 3 VA brooch-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1854 1845 view
view 2006aw8819 jpg s Unknown STRONGE, Susan, Nima Smith and James Harle. 'A Golden Treasury : Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Brooch,'thewa' work, Pratapgarh, Indore or Ratlam, India, 19th century Height: 5.8 cm, Width: 5.8 cm South Asia, room 41 Transferred in 1879 from the India Museum to the South Kensington Museum, which later became the... 63318 2014-08-29T23:27:12.000Z 2014-08-29T23:27:12.000Z 27.2516 South Asia, room 41, case 10 76.18331 Chased gold over blue glass, set in gilt silver (thewa-work) 03078(IS) 03078is O93929 Brooch 1 Chased gold over blue glass, set in gilt silver Pratapgarh 2006AW8819 Attributed place Pratapgarh (Rajasthan), Indore or Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh) This brooch employs a distinctive technique called thewa. This was pioneered in Pratapgarh in... 3 VA brooch-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view 2006av2249 jpg s Unknown STRONGE, Susan, Nima Smith and James Harle, A Golden Treasury. Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1884-12-31 1875-01-01 ca. 1880 (made) Necklace, gold, Calicut, India, about 1880 Length: 58 cm South Asia, room 41 Acquired in 1883, having been purchased by Caspar Purdon Clarke during his tour of India to buy... 64536 Necklace. Interlinked gold pendants and doubled gold chain. Calicut, c.1880. Each pendant of this... 2014-08-29T23:32:45.000Z 2014-08-29T23:32:45.000Z 11.2731 South Asia, room 41, case 10 75.79847 Gold, stamped, with applied twisted wires and granulation IS.1895-1883 is18951883 O94210 Necklace 1 Necklace, with interlinked gold pendants on doubled gold chain. Each pendant is stamped out from... Calicut 2006AV2249 Purchased in India for the Museum by Caspar Purdon Clarke This gold necklace was acquired in 1883. It was purchased by Caspar Purdon Clarke during his... 3 VA necklace-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1884 1875 view
view 2006ar9818 jpg s Unknown Susan Stronge, Nima Smith and J.C. Harle, A Golden Treasury. Jewellery from the Indian... SSEA 1875-12-31 1825-01-01 mid 19th century (made) Gold necklace set with diamonds, emeralds, pearls; North India, mid 19th century. Length: 27 cm A Golden Treasury. (Cartwright Hall, Bradford 01/01/1988-31/12/1988) South Asia, room 41 66796 2014-08-29T23:43:04.000Z 2014-08-29T23:43:04.000Z 21.7866 South Asia, room 41, case 10 82.794762 gold, diamonds, pearl Gold set with diamonds, emeralds and pearls 03177(IS) 03177is O70149 Hair ornament 1 Necklace in the form of 2 crescent-shaped pendants set with diamonds, with pendants of seed... India 2006AR9818 This necklace was probably made in North India in the mid-19th century. It was acquired by the... 3 VA hair-ornament-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z 1875 1825 view
view 2006bf3202 jpg s P. Orr & Sons Wynyard R.T. Wilkinson, The Makers of Indian Colonial Silver, published by WRT Wilkinson, 1987,... SSEA 1855-12-31 1855-01-01 1855 (made) Centrepiece, silver, in three parts. P. Orr and Sons, Madras, 1855. High Victorian Design [British Council Exhibition, Canada] (01/01/1974-31/12/1974) South Asia, room 41 Anne Eatwell notes the similarity of the upper section to 'A very richly chased silver Vase or... Acquired by the Indian Museum in 1855. Historical significance: The firm of P. Orr & Sons in... 88972 2014-08-30T01:26:11.000Z 2014-08-30T01:26:11.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Manufactured by P.Orr & Co. Madras 1855 (engraved on front of cup) ORR (stamped on the back) Silver Chased silver 02616 (IS) 026160 O114949 Centrepiece 1 Chased silver cup and cover with stand, with scroll and flower border Madras 2006BF3202 This silver centrepiece is engraved with the name of its manufacturing company, P. Orr & Sons.... 3 VA centrepiece-p-orr-sons 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z chased 1855 1855 view
view 2006bf1917 jpg s Phillips, Robert Susan Stronge, "Colonel Guthrie's Collection", Oriental Art Winter 1993/94, vol. xxxix No. 4,... SSEA 1867-12-31 1867-01-01 1867 (mounted) ca. 1650 (made) Bowl, rock crystal, Mughal, 17th century with English mounts Height: 7.9 cm, Diameter: 11.3 cm South Asia, room 41 The bowl was probably made at the court of Shah Jahan, but its history prior to 1867 is unknown.... 93521 2014-08-30T01:47:13.000Z 2014-08-30T01:47:13.000Z 51.506321 South Asia, room 41, case 10 -0.12714 'Robert Phillips fecit London 1867' Made by Robert Phillips London 1867 agate, gold, ruby, lapis lazuli, rock crystal Rock crystal, mounted in enamelled gold set with diamonds, lapis lazuli, agates and rubies IM.328-1920 im3281920 O120691 Bowl 1 The circular bowl with slightly flaring rim rests on a low splayed ring foot in the shape of a... London 2006BF1917 This rock crystal bowl was probably made at the court of Shah Jahan (r. 1628-1658), as the... 3 VA bowl-phillips-robert 2014-04-09T00:00:00.000Z 1867 1867 view
view P. Orr & Sons SSEA Given by Tom Illingworth 1874-12-31 1865-01-01 ca. 1870 (made) Silver tinder box, open-ended tube with repoussé ornament and monkey stopper, probably made by P.... Height: 11 cm South Asia, room 41 99161 2014-08-30T02:16:01.000Z 2014-08-30T02:16:01.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Silver Silver, repoussé IS.212-2006 is2122006 O126888 Tinder box 1 The silver tinder box is in the form of an open-ended tube deeply worked in repousse ornament in... Madras Probably made by the firm of P. Orr and Sons, Madras. The silver tinder box is in the form of an open-ended tube deeply worked in repousse ornament in... 3 VA tinder-box-p-orr-sons 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z repoussé 1874 1865 view
view Unknown SSEA 1880-12-31 1880-01-01 1880 (made) Scarf of gold brocade on a ground of muslin, Varanasi, 1880 Length: 150.5 cm, Width: 154 cm South Asia, room 41 Acquired for £6 in Benares (Varanasi) by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his buying trip to India in 1881-2. 116440 SCARF: Gold brocade on ground of silk muslin, Varanasi (Benares),c.1880. [Nehru Gallery, 2001] 2014-08-30T03:23:35.000Z 2014-08-30T03:23:35.000Z 25.31584 South Asia, room 41, case 10 82.98838 Woven cotton with gold-wrapped thread IS.908-1883 is9081883 O147878 Scarf 1 A rectangular scarf of fine white muslin, with corner decoration in gold-wrapped thread. Varanasi This beautifully woven scarf is typical of the fine textiles produced in Varanasi (Benares) in... 3 VA scarf-unknown 2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z 1880 1880 view
view Unknown SSEA Lent by Mr Tom Illingworth 1875-12-31 1875-01-01 1875 (made) Tinder tube with a lid attached by a chain, chased silver c.1875 Height: 13 cm Length of tube. Approximate. Nehru gallery South Asia, room 41 Lent by Mr. Tom Illingworth 122729 19. TINDER TUBE or PORTFIRE Silver, chased with 'swami' motifs P.Orr and Sons, Madras c.1875 This... 2014-08-30T03:49:33.000Z 2014-08-30T03:49:33.000Z 13.06397 South Asia, room 41, case 10 80.24311 Silver Silver, chased with 'SWAMI' motifs. LOAN:ILLINGWORTH.1 loanillingworth1 O155080 Tinder tube or portfire holder 1 Hollow silver tube with a lid attached to its exterior half way up by a chain. The tube is... Madras This object is a tinder tube or portfire holder. The tube held a slow-burning fuse for lighting... 2 VA tinder-tube-or-unknown 2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z chased 1875 1875 view
view Unknown Untracht, Oppi. 'Traditional Jewelry of India'. London : Thames and Hudson Limited and New York :... SSEA Lent by HM The Queen 1864-12-31 1864-01-01 1864 (made) WRITER'S BOX: (QALAMDAN), theva work, gold on glass. Rajasthan, 1864. Length: 11 in, Width: 5.5 in South Asia, room 41 Lent by H.M. the Queen. The box was presented to H.M. Queen Victoria by Maharaja Dalpat Singh of... 122730 WRITER'S BOX (QALAMDAN) Silver and enamel Partabgarh, Rajasthan 19th century This silver box is... 2014-08-30T03:49:33.000Z 2014-08-30T03:49:33.000Z 26.62291 South Asia, room 41, case 10 73.87944 PRESENTED TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA BY MAHA RAJAH DULPUT SINGH OF PURTAUBGERH Glass, Silver, gold Silver with gold and glass, theva work LOAN:ROYAL.792 loanroyal792 O155082 Writer's box 1 Oblong silver box with four feet, the lid sloping inwards on its four sides to a flat top. On the... Rajasthan Pratapgarh (Partabgarh) This is a writer's box or Qalamdan and contains trays for pens and boxes for ink and other... 2 VA writers-box-unknown 2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z 1864 1864 view