Silver coffee pot made in india, 1896 - 1906

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Silver coffee pot made in india, 1896 - 1906

This coffee pot is part of a silver tea service made in India between around 1896 and 1906. The tea service was given to the Rev. Robert Dewar in 1906 on his retirement from a United Free Church in Calcutta.

The coffee pot is elaborately decorated with friezes of Hindu deities.

At the United Free Church in Calcutta, Rev. Robert Dewar ministered to the European population of the city.

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Online ID: 000-100-082-416-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1990.208
Date: Between around 1896 and 1906
c. 1896 - 1906
Material: Silver
Dimensions: 220 mm H x 226 mm L x 105 mm D
What: Pot, coffee
Where: India
Description: Silver coffee pot elaborately decorated with Hindu deities and which forms part of a tea service: Indian, c. 1896 - 1906
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