Bidri ware, bronze with inlaid silver. Called a 'Gulabpash'.

Gulabpash (Rosewater Sprinkler), late 17th century

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In India and Iran, people cherished rosewater for its sweet fragrance and cooling properties, using it to scent their homes and bodies. This rosewater sprinkler has a bulbous body and long tapering spout.

Gulabpash (Rosewater Sprinkler)
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Bidri ware, bronze with inlaid silver. Called a 'Gulabpash'.