Persian Rose Water Sprinkler ROSE WATER SPRINKLER (PC-119)
Region From: Possibly Persian – most likely painted in Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: late 1800s.
Dimensions: 337 mm in height, 101 mm in circumference.
Weight: 267 grams.
Colour: Medium blue.
Technique: Glass pontilled, freeblown, vertical ribbing in neck. Decorated with gilt and flowers.
Description: Imperfections are obvious in this sprinkler – the sides of the mouth touch, which can’t have helped in use, and there are manufacture lines on the curved neck – the grind marks on the base to flatten the pontil are somewhat ever.
Condition: Gilt is somewhat faded, obviously this piece was handled and used.
Provenance: Purchased August 2013, from Michigan, USA. Somewhat similar to PC-036 and PC-037, and yet definitely different.
Literature: none.
Related Works outside this collection: nothing quite like this yet.