A parcel gilt rosewater container in the form of a bird Central India or Deccan, 19th Century

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Lot 309
A parcel gilt rosewater container in the form of a bird
Central India or Deccan, 19th Century

£ 2,500 - 3,500
US$ 3,400 - 4,800
Amended
A parcel gilt rosewater container in the form of a bird
Central India or Deccan, 19th Century
the bird standing on a circular base, holding a floral spray in its beak, the plume unscrewable, with allover naturalistic detailing
13.5 cm. high, 567 g.

Footnotes

  • This bird belongs to a group of vessels datable to the 18th Century. For a similar bird, although fitted with a sprinkler on its back, see Sotheby's, Arts of the Islamic World, 25th October, 2017, lot 176.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the weight should read 585g and not 567g as stated in the catalogue.
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