The kettle is made out of carefully chased or repoussed high grade silver, decorated with dense flowers motives, finely Nielloed and polished and heavily gilded.
The pot is of a globular form with a swing handle, straight collar and curved spout, the domed cover with a round button shaped finial.
Condition: very good metal tarnishing.
20.5 cm height.
18.5 cm the width and distance between the spout and body.
-Thai Silver and Nielloware, by Paul Bromberg, ISBN: 9786164510142, for similar Gold nielloware Kettles Please see the book cover.
-For a very close shaped gold niello silverware water kettle, please see the Suan Pakkad Palace Collection, text by Prof. M. C. Subhadradis Diskul, William Warren, Oragoon Pokakornvijan & Viroon Baidikul, 9 September 1991, please see the complete tea set Lot No. 84 catalogued on page 89, lot description in page 128.
-For almost identical shaped Thai Gilt Nielloed Silver kettle please see, Christies, London South Kensington, the interiors sale No. 4012, on the 9th of November 2011, please see sold lot No. 550