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Tray

  • Place of origin:

    Riau Islands (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, chased

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J.S. Lake, Esq. and Mrs N.C. Mills, from the Estate of the late A. F. Lake, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    IM.24-1934

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tray (talam) of hammered silver with sunk centre and flat wide rim, decorated with chased floral and scroll motifs. In the middle are two overlapping eight-pointed stars, while the rim is embellished with a twelve-pointed star. The wavy edge resembles a lotus flower. Seal-mark with Jawi inscription on the underside.

Place of Origin

Riau Islands (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, chased

Marks and inscriptions

'Tengku Ambung empunya'
Tengku Ambung owns this
Jawi inscription within a rectangular seal (5 x 6 mm) stamped on the base

Dimensions

Height: 3 cm, Diameter: 35.5 cm

Object history note

Nos. IM.15 to 27-1934, previously on loan since July 23rd, 1920, from A. F. Lake, who died in 1924. The loan was continued by his Trustees. See Nominal File: A.F. Lake and RPs 1934/1096 & 1570.

Descriptive line

Tray (talam), silver with chased ornament, Riau Islands, Indonesia, 19th century

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Chased

Categories

Metalwork; Silver

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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