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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 283

    A NORTH INDIAN RIBBED WHITE BRONZE FLASK

    LATE 16TH OR 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH INDIAN RIBBED WHITE BRONZE FLASK
    LATE 16TH OR 17TH CENTURY
    With globular body rising from short splayed foot to slender slightly flaring neck, the body decorated with a series of regular raised ribs, and the neck gently faceted, slight red surface patination in a few areas
    10 7/8in. (27.6cm.) high


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    A similar flask but with less broadly accentuated ribbing on the body, of tinned brass, is in a private collection (Mark Zebrowski, Gold Silver and Bronze from Mughal India, London, 1997, pl.275, p.187).

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