Antique 18th century Indian Mughal brass powder flask, fish

$1,050.00
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An incredible antique, late 18th century, Indian powder flask. 

So detailed and the craftsmanship is impeccable, it is a functional work of art and a real testament to the skilled metalwork craftsmen of the Mughal Empire. 

It is made from brass which is patinated with age, articulated body that it gives it such a lifelike aura, the fins are also articulated and formed on the sides as latches. 

The fishes head is heavily decorated with scroll work, both on the top and underside, the mouth unscrews so that the powder can be canted in and stored. 

It has a large, heavy, decorative brass tail. 

Good condition for the age c1770's

Approx measurements:
15" height
8.5" circumference taken at the widest point. 

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Item Details

Reference #:
018
Quantity
1
Category
Antiquities
SubCategory
Metal
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
1770's
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material
Brass