Three-Piece Silver Tea Set
A three-piece silver tea set comprising a teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug. The tea set decorated throughout with dhaniya (coriander flower) pattern with a standing elephant on top of the teapot lid. A serpent with a curling body and tail as the teapot and milk jug handles. All three-pieces of the tea set with a shell-like palmette border just below the rim. The sugar bowl with the Lucknow maker's mark on the base engraved with a star. See a similar coriander flower pattern teapot from the Collection of Paul Walter Esq., published in Wilkinson, Indian Silver 1858-1947, Wynyard R T Wilkinson, London, 1999, p. 133, ill. 223.