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A ‘Bidri’ silver-inlaid metal incense-burner

Deccan, eighteenth century

The deep ovoid body standing on a splayed foot with domed lid, inlaid and overlaid with a design of flower-heads in repeating ogee panels, with wave and chevron borders, the lid pierced

23.3 cm., 9 1/4 in.



Private collection 1980s-2018, Vancouver, Canada

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