An Antique Indian Holy Water Vase, 18th /19 th C.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1036081

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A chambu lota, bulbous vessel for sacred Ganges water used by pilgrims. Made of brass and copper, with exceptional floral design. This type of metalware is known as ganga-jumna referring to the two great rivers of North India. Condition: the mouth is slightly deformed, few small quite invisible dents, the foot with a small breakage. Dimension: 16.4 cm high, weight: 1140 g.