Water Sprinkler



A copper gilt water sprinkler which is sat in its own lotus flower shaped saucer. The bowl of the sprinkler is decorated with Tsipa (demon face) who hold flower stems in their mouths. The lip has a canopy like collar decorated with flowers and scrolling leaves. The sprinkler is finished with a repousse work medallion. At the centre sits Amitayus on a lotus petal pedestal surrounded by half opened lotus flowers. Below him is a horse's head representing the protector Hayagriva.