Water Vessel (Lota) With Spouted 1

Water Vessel (Lota) With Spouted 1

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This Indian bronze drinking vessel or spouted lota is notable for several reasons: it has a beautiful, sculptural form with an unusually long and prominent spout Relative to the body; the patina is even, smooth and lustrous; and the condition is perfect and well-proportioned It has a flattened, spherical body; a thick, round neck; a wide, concave neck at the rim; a curved, elegant spout that narrows as it reaches the aperture; and a flared, ring foot. Spouted lotas were used in India to store and serve water. Water was tipped from the spout into the mouth (although not by actually putting the lips to the spout.) Also, in south India, they were used to pour water over the hands and feet. the surface is plain and un-embellished.

Origin:  18th century A.D.

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Material: Bronze

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