Antique Kashmiri Copper Tea Caddy Canister Indo Persian Islamic Chased 19th C

   An exceptionally well crafted, highly decorative and very stylish item of antique Kashmiri copper ware decorated in an Indo Persian Islamic style. This tea caddy or storage canister is similarly shaped to an 18th century porcelain tea canister or caddy. It is of a lidded inverted baluster shape or form. It was probably intended to store spices or even possibly tea. We have seen a similar item described as a lime powder storage jar for use with betel leaf and areca nuts. Some collectors may possibly call this a North Indian lidded vase. This beautiful canister has been hand made ...
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