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Painting - A silversmith with an assistant

A silversmith with an assistant

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Patna (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1826 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lady Amherst

  • Museum number:

    IS.49-1964

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A watercolour of a silversmith with an assistant. From a group of 35 drawings of trades and occupations.

Place of Origin

Patna (made)

Date

ca. 1826 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Sonar. Silversmith.'
John Hall 1819 and C. Wilmot 1821
Inscribed.
Watermark

watermarked 1819

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm, Length: 20 cm

Object history note

Probably purchased at Patna by Lord and Lady Amherst in 1964

Descriptive line

Painting; watercolour, a silversmith with an assistant, Patna, ca. 1826

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period
Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992, 87 p. ISBN 0944142303

p. 50, pl. 3.1
Indian Jewellery: The V&A Collection London: V&A Publishing, 2008 Number: ISBN 9781851774838

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Silversmith

Categories

Paintings; Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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