• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 499

    A PAIR OF MUGHAL SILVER GILT ROSEWATER SPRINKLERS, INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF MUGHAL SILVER GILT ROSEWATER SPRINKLERS, INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
    Of typical form, rising from a splayed foot to globular faceted body through pronounced knob and elegantly tapering neck to floral finial, the main body with cartouches formed of alternating openwork and solid floral designs, pairs of moulded birds above, the next level with moulded lotus leaves, the finial with suspended flowers - 12 1/4in (31.2cm) high (2)


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