Makwanpore wine cooler by Unknown Artist

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 842832 thegurkhamuseum.co.uk/

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £2)