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  • Description

    Altar vessel of typical Newar type with full bellied body and flaring lip; it is made of a brass-like alloy. It is set on a splayed foot with a pearled border. On the shoulder of the vessel is a register of cast decoration as there is also halfway up the neck. The flaring lip rises out of stylised lotus petals, also cast.


  • School/style

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 28 centimetres
    • Diameter: 9.5 centimetres (foot)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    One small indentation in the belly.

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Object reference number: RRI33847

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