One of a pair of rosewater sprinklers in a fitted box. The round bodies and shaped necks of silver gilt overlaid with silver filigree. On circular, pierced, domed feet. Chinese (Canton), c.1770. See 'Treasures from India' catalogue pg.127.
Listed on 1774 inventory as '... An Indian box containing 2 Fillagree Rose water bottles'... and in 1775 as '... Two curious philligree Chinese rosewater bottles'. On loan to the National Trust care of Omnia Arts. Part of the indigenous collection from Powis Castle