<em>Silver-Gilt Rosewater Sprinkler</em>, early 17th century. Silver, 11 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. (29.5 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon, 2001.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2001.5_SL1.jpg)

Silver-Gilt Rosewater Sprinkler

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 17th century

Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. (29.5 x 8.3 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, Arts of South Asia, 2nd floor

Accession Number: 2001.5

Image: 2001.5_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Water-sprinkler executed in two interlocking sections forms by a globular body on a splayed foot with eight openwork floral panels and a log tapering neck with an openwork compressed globular collar at the base and the nozzle in the form of a floral bug. The body is decorated in repousse with reserved and engraved alternating palmettes and floral bouquets set against a punched-work ground. The neck is similarly decorated at the base with engraved palmette designs.

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