Peacock Shaped Surahi (wine flask)

28.5007

Peacock Shaped Surahi (wine flask)

28.5007

Description

The surahi is fabricated in shape of an elegant peacock with surface decorations in enamelling.

In India utilitarian objects are fabricated in shape of animals and birds or surfaces of utilitarian objects are decorated with animal and bird motifs. This indicates that the varied and plentiful. Nature has always acted as important source of inspiration to artists to create such objects.

School of Art Collection.

Collection

Indian Decorative Art

Object Type

Wine flask

Material

Brass, Enamels and semi precious red stone

Schools/Culture/Period

Kashmir

Technique

Enamelling or Minakari on brass

Date

Early 20th century CE

Location

Kashmir

Dimension

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