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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 305

    A SMALL KOFTGARI SILVER INLAID FLASK, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A SMALL KOFTGARI SILVER INLAID FLASK, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    With globular body rising to a tubular neck and flared mouth, decorated to body with a fine nasta'liq verse of poetry, translated as: A cup will not stay with an empty flask and The day one becomes poor every relative becomes a stranger, on a ground of fine scrolling vine on a black ground - 6in (15.2cm) high


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