Marrow scoop origins

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juantotree
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Marrow scoop origins

Postby juantotree » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:12 am

Hi

Can anybody help me with the origin of this fiddle handled marrow scoop please?

Many Thanks
Martin

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Re: Marrow scoop origins

Postby paulh » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:38 am

That is an Indian colonial piece. In Wynard T. Wilkinson’s book “Indian Colonial Silver” the maker is listed as untraced.

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Re: Marrow scoop origins

Postby dognose » Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:16 am

Wynard Wilkinson does note the probability (p.214) of a Bengal mark and the possibility that it may be the mark of Kassinath Dass, a leading native jeweller and goldsmith.

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Re: Marrow scoop origins

Postby juantotree » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:07 am

Many thanks Paul and Trev.

Martin


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