Mughal Silver Chandelier

Provenance, Maharaja of Rewa, Hunting Lodge, Rewa, Madhyapradesh, Northern India

The Indian Kutch silver six-light chandelier you mentioned is believed to date back to around 1900. It is crafted from silver and features intricate repoussé decoration. The repoussé technique involves hammering and shaping the metal from the reverse side to create raised and detailed designs. In this case, the chandelier is adorned with scrolls alternating with foliage, showcasing the skilled craftsmanship of Indian silversmiths.

The chandelier has six scrolling branches, each designed to hold a light. This arrangement provides ample illumination and adds a sense of elegance to the overall design.

The chandelier has a height of 27 1/2 inches (70 cm) and a width of 30 1/2 inches (77.5 cm). It is a substantial piece, suitable for creating a focal point in a room.

By repute, this chandelier is said to have originated from the hunting lodge of the Maharaja of Rewa in Bandhavgarh. The title “Maharaja of Rewa” refers to the ruler of the princely state of Rewa, located in present-day Madhya Pradesh, India. The Maharaja of Rewa held significant political and administrative powers within his state.

In terms of condition, the chandelier is described as being in overall good condition. However, there are some dents in certain places and some nozzles may be slightly out of shape. These minor imperfections are to be expected given the age and use of the chandelier but do not significantly detract from its overall beauty and functionality.

This Indian silver chandelier exemplifies the intricate craftsmanship and artistic traditions of the region. With its repoussé decoration and scrolling branches, it is a remarkable piece that would have a presence in any interior.

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Approximate Dimensions

  • Diameter: 80 cm (31.50 inches)
  • Height: 79 cm (31.10 inches)




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