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Tray

  • Place of origin:

    Malaysia (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, hammered and repoussé

  • 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.23-1934

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tray (pinggan) of hammered and repoussé silver. Shallow centre, flat lobed rim, with foliate ornament and petal-brattishing. The edge of the sunk centre has a similar brattishing and a quatrefoil in the middle. Seal-mark with Jawi inscription on underside.

Place of Origin

Malaysia (possibly, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, hammered and repoussé

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: 2.5 cm, Diameter: 32.1 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 (pinggan), silver with repoussé ornament, possibly Malaysia, 19th century

Production Note

Made by Malay craftsmen in South-East Asia.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Hammered; Repousse

Categories

Metalwork

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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