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Four perfume holders circa 1870 - 1875

Gold | 13.1 x 8.2 x 5.3 cm (average amongst members) | RCIN 11317

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Perfume, usually rosewater, was used to welcome visitors to court. These perfume holders, in the form of seated lions, have articulated tongues.
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    Indian (nationality)

  • 13.1 x 8.2 x 5.3 cm (average amongst members)

  • Presented to King Edward VII, when Prince of Wales, during his tour of India in 1875-76 by Kharak Singh, Raja of Kapurthala.

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