bottle (containers)

Turned wooden vase with a low round body and a long neck. The vase has an incised and painted decoration in horizontal bands including birds and animals in the widest part, and scrolling blue flowers above. The bands continue along the neck. Printed label on underside including the words: 'From....INDIA' suggest this was in an international exhibition.

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