www.galeriehafner.ch

Large Malay Brunei Ritual Bronze Kettle with Animal Motifs, c. 1920.

Large Malay Brunei Ritual Bronze Kettle with Animal Motifs, c. 1920.


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1319694

Please refer to our stock # 5149 when inquiring.
 $2,800.00
shipping included 
An impressive spouted vessel, made of bronze, adorned with elaborate relief of animals like frogs, fishes, crabs and Chinese influenced creatures like dragons and Buddhist lions. The movable handle with a crocodile. These kettle were used during festive or ritual occasions. Please refer to "Malay Brassware - A Guide to the Collections of the National Museum Singapore" and compare with object no. TM-1408-1, on the online collection database of the "National Museum of Ethnology" in Leiden, Netherlands. Provenance: from a Swiss castle: Chateau de Corbières, Estavayer-le-Lac. Condition: fine, some oxydation. Dimension: 33.3 cm high, c. 24 cm long.