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Lot 177: A Large Silver Rosewater Sprinkler with Tray, India, 19th C.

672: Art & Antiques

by Auctionata AG

December 2, 2016

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • A Large Silver Rosewater Sprinkler with Tray, India, 19th C.
  • A Large Silver Rosewater Sprinkler with Tray, India, 19th C.
  • A Large Silver Rosewater Sprinkler with Tray, India, 19th C.
  • A Large Silver Rosewater Sprinkler with Tray, India, 19th C.
  • A Large Silver Rosewater Sprinkler with Tray, India, 19th C.
  • A Large Silver Rosewater Sprinkler with Tray, India, 19th C.
  • A Large Silver Rosewater Sprinkler with Tray, India, 19th C.
   
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Description: Silver, tested, parcel-gilt, repoussé
India, 19th century
Each with the engraved letters ‘S.’, ‘N.’, ‘P.’, ‘L.’
Rosewater atomizer (Gulab-Pash) with tray
Sprinkler on curved foot, above that the body with a pair of winged lions supporting the screwable neck formed by two elephants’ heads with intertwined trunks, surmounted by a floriated spout
Oval tray with lush floral repoussage in the areas of well, lip and rim, at the center a pair of ornamental birds
Height of sprinkler: 37.5 cm; weight: c. 400 g
Dimensions of tray: 55 x 41.2 cm; weight: c. 1300 g
Total weight: c. 1700 g
Provenance: private property Northern Germany
Rosewater sprinklers were used in India since the time of the Mughal empire (1526-1857). At the court of the Moguls it was considered extremely fashionable to sprinkle guests with rose water upon their arrival.

Condition:

Sprinkler and tray are in good condition, consistent with age and bearing signs of wear. Occasionally dents respectively smallest bumps. In places traces of a former coloration. (nlu)

Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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