Indian silver Kang shape sugar basin with applied snake handle and fish decoration. Inscribed to the base “Mar 4 1881’ originating from Srinagar, Kashmir. See ‘Indian Silver 1858-1947 by Wynyard Wilkinson page 104: A Kang was an earthenware vessel used in China for collecting rainwater. See pages 109 & 110 for similar examples.
Dimensions: 10 cm high by 6.5 cm base diameter.
Weight: 278 grams.