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Silver in the City of Palaces, Grish Chunder Dutt

Along with Hamilton and Co, Grish Chunder Dutt was the premier silversmith operating in Calcutta, the centre of British activity in India which from 1790 was known as ‘The City of Palaces’.  From 1872 to 1947 his workshop produced all … Continue reading

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Oomersi Mawji – a master of his craft

As mentioned in an earlier post, the work of Oomersi Mawji was considered to be the pinnacle of Kutch silver design in the late 19th century.  From card cases and tea sets to punch bowls and salt cellars, the inventiveness … Continue reading

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