bottle

Footed brass bottle with a long neck. Globular body, narrowing towards the neck which tapers outwards towards the top. Body decorated with engraved scenes of lions in a band around the shoulder and another on the lower part of the body, and other figures including deities, including one of Ganesha and another of Vishnu asleep on the serpent Ananta, in square panels in horizontal bands around the main part of the body; neck with geometric pattern. The vase sits on a pedestal base. Label: one label affixed to the base, handwritten, illegible apart from the words 'original' and 'City'.

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