A gem-set rosewater sprinkler (gulabpash), North India, c.1675-1725.

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Rosewater Sprinkler (gulabpash) Date: century (base), late century (neck) Geography: North India Medium: Metal, inlaid with rubies, emeralds, and pearls Dimensions: H: 10 in. cm) Classification: Metalwork-Jewelry Credit Line: The Al-Thani Collection

Rosewater Sprinkler circa 17th century (base) and late 18th century (neck), with inlaid rubies, emeralds and pearls...

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Rosewater Sprinkler (gulabpash) Date: century (base), late century (neck) Geography: North India Medium: Metal, inlaid with rubies, emeralds, and pearls Dimensions: H: 10 in. cm) Classification: Metalwork-Jewelry Credit Line: The Al-Thani Collection

A MUGHAL SILVER-GILT ROSEWATER SPRINKLER  NORTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY  Of typical form, rising from conical foot with cusped edge to faceted wide bulbous body, tapering to a thin neck with pronounced internal collar, finial missing, sides of body with repoussé floral spray on each of the faceted panels, sides of neck divided into six vertical bands with scrolling floral decoration, top and bottom of body bordered with pronounced floral collars, repoussé decoration on finely punched ground

A MUGHAL SILVER-GILT ROSEWATER SPRINKLER NORTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY Of typical form, rising from conical foot with cusped edge to faceted wide bulbous body, tapering to a thin neck with pronounced internal collar, finial missing, sides of body with repoussé floral spray on each of the faceted panels, sides of neck divided into six vertical bands with scrolling floral decoration, top and bottom of body bordered with pronounced floral collars, repoussé decoration on finely punched ground

Mannerist Perfume Bottle German, late 17th century, formed as a pilgrim’s bottle, ribbed, encased in elaborate silver strapwork mounts with complex, often obscure symbolic devices in the Mannerist vocabulary, young female semi-nude as finial to screw cap, unmarked, 10-1/2 in.; notebook of research material accompanies this item moderate wear, professional repair to one side of strap work, good condition considering age. Provenance: Creech Collection, North Carolina

Rare Ruby Glass Perfume Bottle German, late century, formed as a pilgrim’s bottle, ribbed, encased in elaborate silver strapwork mounts.

Antique 18th-19th c Repousse Indian Turlish Islamic Persian Rose Water Sprinkler--Gold Gilt over Solid Silver with Casted Steel Crown

Antique c Repousse Indian Turlish Islamic Persian Rose Water Sprinkler--Gold Gilt over Solid Silver with Casted Steel Crown

Mughal Silver Rosewater Sprinkler North India first half 17th century

Mughal Silver Rosewater Sprinkler North India first half century♔PM

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Vermont Artisan Designs Teardrop Perfume Bottle - This perfume bottle is crystalline with color by Mary Angus.

A rare Mughal gem-set gold spoon, India, 17th-18th century. The shallow bowl delicately inlaid on the reverse with a lotus rosette comprised of radiating foil-backed diamond petals and rubies, the faceted tapering shaft inlaid with emeralds and bands of ruby quatrefoils within an engraved and chiselled gold framework, gold lotus bud terminal; 14.5cm. Photo Sotheby's.

A rare Mughal gem-set gold spoon, India, century. Photo Sotheby's the shallow bowl delicately inlaid on the reverse.

Jewelled Mughal rosewater bottle.The lower part of a rose water bottle on display at an exhibition in Amsterdam but from the permanent collection at the Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul, Turkey.

The lower part of a rose water bottle on display at an exhibition in Amsterdam but from the permanent collection at the Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul, Turkey.

Mughal gem set box in nephrite jade, rubies and emeralds. India

Trinket box - Mughal gem set box in nephrite jade, rubies and emeralds from India.

Mango-Shaped Flask, mid-17th century, India, composed of rock crystal and set with gold, enamel, rubies, and emeralds. In spite of its modest size, this flask in the shape of a mango, adorned with gold, gems, and enamelling. Likely to have been created during the reign of Shah Jahan, the emperor who built the famous Taj Mahal, the flask expresses the Mughal love of natural forms and precious materials.

Mango-Shaped Flask Object Name:Flask century Geography:India Culture:Islamic Medium:Rock crystal; set with gold, enamel, rubies, and emeralds

Flask, 17th century. India. Great Mogul Dynasty. Gold, silver, rubies, emeralds and pearl.  This was presented by the ambassadorial mission of the Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741 AD.

Rose Water Flask from century India. in Gold, silver, rubies, emeralds and pearls. Source of Entry: presented by the Ambassadorial Mission of Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741

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