Makwanpore wine cooler by Indian

An antique silver Indian colonial wine cooler, made in India, probably Calcutta circa 1816 by European silversmith.

Details

Medium:
Silver Dimensions: 29 x 28 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,375 ( Total: £5,500)
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
Wynyard Wilkinson

Provenance

Made in 1816 as a presentation to Gen. Ochterlony after the successful conclusion of the 1814-16 Nepal war. Bought by present owner (Wynyard Wilkinson) in a job lot of silver from a Phillips sale in Leeds in 1994.

Venue details

Gurkha Museum Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, WINCHESTER Hampshire SO23 8TS 01962 842 832 www.thegurkhamuseum.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £2)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Closed 25 Dec ​– 1 Jan

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