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Water bottles circa 1870 - 1875

Gold | 28.2 x 11.2 cm (average amongst members) | RCIN 11362

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The bottles depict water and land animals. Parrots perch on the base of the bottleneck, below which are makara (a mythical sea creature). These are formed from a combination of aquatic and terrestrial animals. On the bulbous section of the bottle, the surface is covered with representations of ducks.
  • Creator(s)

    Indian (nationality)

  • 28.2 x 11.2 cm (average amongst members)

  • Presented to King Edward VII, when Prince of Wales, during his tour of India in 1875-76 by Kharak Singh, Raja of Kapurthala.

    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Birds
            • Ducks
            • Parrots
              • True Parrots
      • Botany
        • General botany
          • Leaves
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Gardening
          • Vegetables
            • Buds