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A large rhesus monkey sits on the end of the handle eating a fruit, his tail hanging at his side. The leaf, with crisp scrolling foliate and large flower heads. A roundel at the centre containing a lion and tiger, with mountains and trees in the background.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: justify;\"\u003eRhesus monkeys are found in Asia and live in large groups in a diverse range of habitats. In India, they often live close to humans and, since Hindus consider them sacred, they are usually left alone. Depicting it here, the silversmith has chosen a recognisable and popular image with which to adorn this dish.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: justify;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003eSources: National Geographic. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, s.v. “Rhesus Monkey .” (accessed September 24, 2013).\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: justify;\"\u003eProvenance: UK\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: justify;\"\u003eWeight: 417 grams, Height: 30.5 cms, Diameter of foot: 21.5 cms\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: justify;\"\u003eItem: #128\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Antique Indian Silver Leaf Dish, Kutch, India – Late 19th Century

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An Indian silver dish in the form of a leaf with four cylindrical feet. A large rhesus monkey sits on the end of the handle eating a fruit, his tail hanging at his side. The leaf, with crisp scrolling foliate and large flower heads. A roundel at the centre containing a lion and tiger, with mountains and trees in the background.

Rhesus monkeys are found in Asia and live in large groups in a diverse range of habitats. In India, they often live close to humans and, since Hindus consider them sacred, they are usually left alone. Depicting it here, the silversmith has chosen a recognisable and popular image with which to adorn this dish.

Sources: National Geographic. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, s.v. “Rhesus Monkey .” (accessed September 24, 2013).

Provenance: UK

Weight: 417 grams, Height: 30.5 cms, Diameter of foot: 21.5 cms

Item: #128

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