Silver milk jug made in India, 1896 - 1906

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Silver milk jug made in India, 1896 - 1906

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

The milk jug is elaborately decorated with friezes of Hindu deities.

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

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Online ID: 000-100-103-029-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1990.209
Date: Between around 1896 and 1906
c. 1896 - 1906
Material: Silver
Dimensions: 135 mm H x 121 mm L x 75 mm W
What: Jug, milk
Where: India
Description: Silver milk jug elaborately decorated with Hindu deities and which forms part of a tea service: Indian, c. 1896 - 1906
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