teapot lid

Silver alloy teapot lid, close-fitting, tiered and with a pierced and engraved design.

The teapot was made to order by a local smith, who was famous all over the country, of the tiny village of Lhari in the Spiti valley, in the early 20th century. The order was placed by a prosperous peasant of Pu in the Satlej valley. The teapot was then purchased from the son of the original owner in 1933.

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