A Prisoner's Spoon
A Prisoner's Spoon
A Prisoner's Spoon

A Prisoner's Spoon

c. 1780 India

Offered by Peter Cameron

£470 gbp
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A Shell Spoon Bowl, part missing, with pasted manuscript note stating: 'This was Captn. Moore's Spoon, the time he was Hida Allys Prisoner at Serringapatam 3½ years with Irons on his legs.' A further manuscript note reads: 'Taken prisoner 178...; Liberated 17...; Died 1838, Aged ...5'
Haidar Ali [c.1722-1782], father of Tippoo Sahib, was ruler of the kingdom of Mysoe, including the island of Seringapatam, from circa 1761.
A part of the shell missing and a cracks in the remaining part
Dimensions
Height 7.60 cm (2.99 inches)
Width 4.70 cm (1.85 inches)
Stock Code
O2041
Medium
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Peter Cameron

Peter Cameron
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