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>>1685 Mughal ahadi

Subjectahadi heavy cavalryman
Culture: Mughal-Rajput
Setting: Great Mughal empire, Hindustan/Deccan late 16th-early 18thc
Object: gun and accessories

* Brooklyn Museum > South and South-East Asia
"Powder Horn
North India, Mughal, 17th century
Ivory"  ...

* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Priming Flasks  Ivory  Indian, Mughal period, 17th-18th century
Flasks of this type were created by Mughal craftsmen in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.  The inspiration for the carving comes from miniature paintings of composite animals that were a popular theme for artists in the Mughal court."  ...