Indian Mughal Silver Inlaid Bidri Bell-Shaped Spittoon Spittoon (Peekdaan/Thookadaan)
Indian Mughal Silver Inlaid Bidri Bell-Shaped Spittoon Spittoon (Peekdaan/Thookadaan) Indian Mughal Silver Inlaid Bidri Bell-Shaped Spittoon Spittoon (Peekdaan/Thookadaan) Indian Mughal Silver Inlaid Bidri Bell-Shaped Spittoon Spittoon (Peekdaan/Thookadaan) Indian Mughal Silver Inlaid Bidri Bell-Shaped Spittoon Spittoon (Peekdaan/Thookadaan) Indian Mughal Silver Inlaid Bidri Bell-Shaped Spittoon Spittoon (Peekdaan/Thookadaan)

Indian Mughal Silver Inlaid Bidri Bell-Shaped Spittoon Spittoon (Peekdaan/Thookadaan)

Ref: M2246
This antique bidri metalware spitoon (peekdaan/thookadaan) from India is cast as an opposing double bell-shape, with the exterior decorated with stylized, floral tendrils.  Bidri is a metalwork technique unique to India. 
DATE
18th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 3.5 Depth 3.5 Height 5 in.
CONDITION
Note: rests unevenly.
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