26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A KANGXI ISLAMIC MARKET ROSEWATER SPRINKLER, CHINA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
Of globular form, decorated with alternating squares of solid blue and orange lotus blosoms on a red scrolling ground, with later metal mounts - 11in (28cm) high
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