TWO MUGHAL SILVER FLASKS AND STOPPERS
TWO MUGHAL SILVER FLASKS AND STOPPERS, NORTH INDIA OR KASHMIR, 18TH/EARLY 19TH C with compressed bulb, slightly flared neck and domed stopper, chased with vines in two registers divided by stiff leaves and a collar, one inscribed Sharā?b chū? la'l ravā?n be-jashā?r (the wine as ruby-red as a hunting ground) and Sharā?b-i masdaq chū? rū?'ī? shikā?r (a wine as brave as when going to the hunt), the other inscribed Be-ā?r ā?n sharā?b chū? beh sā?t (bring forth that wine of good repute) and Ke bayad za bū?-ish dil-i a'm zakā?t (that its scent must give alms to all hearts), 17.5cm h, 13ozs 15dwtsProvenance: Pryce family of Gunley.
Estimate: £800 - 1200
Sold for £1300