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Scent Bottle
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This scent bottle is made of silver with a cover that has the shape of a long tree trunk.

The shaft has an oval and a ribbed branch-like form which ends at the bottom of the shaft.

The base appears like assembled foliage composed of floral borders, flowers, and leaves.

The cover is a long trunk composed of three branches with leaves and flowers falling downwards and covering the upper part of the scent bottle.

The scent bottle was generally used for perfume.

Dimensions:  Height 30 cm  Diameter 55 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Islamic

Technique:

Inlaid

Style:

Ottoman

Materials:

Silver
Type Type

Type:

Sprinkler
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Location: 

Museum of Islamic Art

Created: 

Governorate of Cairo
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Created: 

18th Century AD

Acquired: 

21st Century AD
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