Holi Syringe (Pichkari)

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This delightful water syringe, or pichkari, would have been filled with colored water to be sprayed during the Indian spring festival of Holi. It was probably made at Lucknow or another royal court of northern India where it would have been part of a collection of other elegant paraphernalia.

Holi Syringe (Pichkari), Silver and gilded silver

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