About this object

One of two minature egg cup-shaped baskets made from woven silver wire, with an additional frame around the sides, which is open to the front. The interior is gilded (paired with 53.97.32).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Household Objects
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: India
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Silver; Gold
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Francis Younghusband
  • Collector
    Francis Edward Younghusband
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    56 mm x 30 mm; 2 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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