Indian Bronze Bottle North India 16th 17th century

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Antique cast bronze bottle-shaped wine vessel from north India 16th/17th century. The rounded body is sitting on a trumpet footing with a beaded rim; the tapering neck is supported by a raised ring rising to a flared spout decorated with stylized petal lappets design.

This type of vase was always used for rice wine that is served during weddings and other profane or religious ceremonies.

MEASUREMENTS: Height: 25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.) - Diameter: 12.5 cm (5 1/4 in.)

CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, showing the age and usage, a small old crack on the spout. The surface is with rich patina overall.

REFERENCES:

A similar saddle is published in the Christie’s catalogue: “Art and Textiles of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Works from The Collection of the Late Simon Digby” London, South Kensington 8 April 2011, lot 312, title: A CAST BRONZE BOTTLE NORTH INDIA, 16TH/17TH CENTURY, at a price of £1,500 ($2,456).

Which, also, can be viewed on line, please see the link below.

http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/a-cast-bronze-bottle-north-india-16th17th-5422542-details.aspx?pos=8&intObjectID=5422542&sid=&page=23

 

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Item Details

Reference #:
IS261
Quantity
1
Category
Asian
SubCategory
Ethnic Art
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
16th -17th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material