India, 18th century Mughal cast bronze ewer...

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India, 18th century Mughal cast bronze ewer...

India, 18th century
Mughal cast bronze ewer with golden patina, globular body and long straight
neck H: 31 cm
The handle with zoomorphic decoration evokes the makara, the marine animal vehicle of Ganga, the goddess of the Ganges

For two comparable examples, see Mark Zebrowski, Gold, Silver and Bronze from Mughal India, 1997, London, Alexandria Press in Association with Laurence King, p. 163, Fig. 231 and p. 164, Fig. 234
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