A bidri basin (sailabchi) Bidar, Deccan, 17th/18th century
Lot 1050
A bidri basin (sailabchi) Bidar, Deccan, 17th/18th century
Sold for US$ 1,125 inc. premium
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Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
A bidri basin (sailabchi)
Bidar, Deccan, 17th/18th century
Silver and bronze; with a wide shallow rim and compressed spherical base decorated with rows of repeating stylized poppies and stem borders.
7 x 13 in. (17.8 x 33 cm.)

Footnotes

  • The designation of this vessel as a basin is confirmed by the presence of a rim that would have supported a ewer or a flat lid. For related examples see Zebrowski, Gold, Silver & Bronze from Mughal India, 1997, nos. 238 and 246.
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