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A Kashmiri Silver Surahi (water flask), 19th century

A Kashmiri Silver Surahi (water flask), 19th century

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Kashmir: Pre 1900: Item # 1128069
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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a good Kashmiri silver surahi (water flask), 19th century, of compressed globular base with elongated neck and attached stopper secured by linked silver chain, well-decorated with chased vegetal and floral designs typical for Kashmiri silversmithing of this period. Overall a very attractive example with elegant proportions and good presence.

Size and Condition: 9 1/2 inches tall, 5 1/2 inches in diameter at its widest point on base. Excellent condition, no damages, only light wear commensurate with age, use, and handling.