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Antique Brass or Bronze Iota

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1019243

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524 North Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

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Antique Brass or Bronze Iota (an ablutions pot) having incised and inlaid copper checkerboard and leafage decoration. This type of metalware is known as Ganga-Jumna. Ganga meaning Ganges river, and Jumna meaning Jumna River. It is Brass and Copper because it reflects the color of the two rivers mentioned. 18th-19th C. probably from Moradabad in northern India.

Diameter: 4”