London, South Kensington
19 April 2001
An iron tapering rectangular koro and cover
with silver and gilt fruiting and blossoming gourd branch finial, tapering handles and pierced circular feet, inlaid in silver with geometric designs and ho-o in flight amongst trailing foliage, the rims in gilt, the broad surfaces of the handles and sides of the feet with mottled gilt decoration -- 6in. (15.2cms) long.
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