Rose Water Sprinkler with Cap

Object Name: 
Rose Water Sprinkler with Cap

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Object Name: 
Rose Water Sprinkler with Cap
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Overall H: 27.5 cm; Body W: 11.1 cm, D: 15.3 cm
On Display
about 1730
Primary Description: 
Sprinkler. Bulbous body with long cylindrical neck with sheared, fire-polished rim; spreading slightly above collar, applied about 4.25 cm below rim, drawn [applied?] flat circular foot with pontil mark. Bright polychrome decoration on neck and below collar; two blue lines above collar. Borders above and below alternating quatrefoil motif and dotted diamond. On one side of body, in green, red, blue, yellow, and orange, festoon above loose bouquet of naturalistic flowers, with parrot perched in center; on other side, similar festoon and bouquet, with bird resembling finch in center; on ends, cluster of leaves and fruit above elaborate foliated blue scroll. Ormolu sprinkler cap.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Schreiber, Charlotte, Former Collection
Countess of Bessborough, Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
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