Silver From The Malay World
Silver from the Malay World’ is a small display at the Victoria and Albert museum which shows a broad spectrum of 19th century Malaysian silver. In the showcase is a range of items from pillow ends, to daggers, to bowls. The display also shows the variety of techniques (chasing and embossing, niello work, and electroplating) and material (gold, glass, and wood) used in conjunction with silver.
It is open now until the 16th of March 2014 and is on the 3rd floor near the full silver collection at South Kensington.
- Joseph Cohen