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A RARE SAFAVID BLUE AND WHITE PILGRIM FLASK 17TH CENTURY The compressed body moulded to each principal side with a raised broad band, painted with long stalks of blossoming flowers growing amidst stylised leaves, the details outlined in black, with two delicate strap handles applied to the shoulders, all raised on a short flaring foot decorated with lappets and swirls, 32cm. Cf. The British Museum, registration no.1950,1019.1 for a related Safavid pilgrim flask.

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A RARE SAFAVID BLUE AND WHITE PILGRIM FLASK 17TH CENTURY The compressed body moulded to each principal side with a raised broad band, painted with long stalks of blossoming flowers growing amidst stylised leaves, the details outlined in black, with two delicate strap handles applied to the shoulders, all raised on a short flaring foot decorated with lappets and swirls, 32cm. Cf. The British Museum, registration no.1950,1019.1 for a related Safavid pilgrim flask.