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A Kangxi (1662-1722) islamic market rosewater sprinkler, China

Of globular form, decorated with alternating squares of solid blue and orange lotus blossoms on a red scrolling ground, with later metal mounts - 11in (28cm) high; a Safavid blue and white rosewater sprinkler, 17th Century, with later silver mounts, decorated with birds amongst blossoming branches - 9¾in (24.7cm) high; and an other Safavid-style bottle vase with later silver mounts - 7¼in (18.4cm) high (3) - Estimate : £600 - £800 ($1,060 - $1,413)

Christie's. Islamic Works Of Art & Textiles. 6 October 2008. London, South Kensington - www.christies.com