Female silver Kohlpot or perfume bottle with Baluchi designs

Perfume Bottle
  • Description

 Very rare Omani female silver Kohlpot or more likely perfume bottle with Baluchi ornamentation.  Purpose: The stick is used to apply the perfume and the pot is used to store it. A tiny piece of cloth is attached to the stick. Weight 17 grams.   

Antique Omani silver perfume bottle

 Antique Omani perfume bottle

Arab Name: Makhalah

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Oman Balluchi

    References:
  1. Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 55 bottom p 131-134
  2. The craft heritage of Oman Vol 2 Richardson & Dorr page 448 item 081