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    Description

    A Pair of Cantonese Export Silver Gilt Filigree Rosewater Sprinklers and Underplates, late 18th-early 19th century
    Marks: (Dutch import mark)
    10-1/8 inches high (25.7 cm) (sprinklers)
    18.68 troy ounces

    The pair of sprinklers of Cantonese origin made for the Indian or Middle Eastern market, having globular bodies with elongated baluster necks, bodies exhibiting floral vine and berry motif in filigree throughout, underplates with floriform filigree work to edges and bowl rims.

    Reference: Sotheby's London: Arts of the Islamic World, October 7, 2009, Lot 118


    Condition Report*:

    Illegibly marked, standards to sprinklers with some bending, some loose and missing wirework, some denting to lids, some warping and denting to underplates, rubbing to gilding, apparent repair to wirework to one, dent to orb to one body, with wear commensurate with age and use.

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