water dipper

Water pourer. Long carved wooden stem attached to bowl formed from small coconut shell with white metal spout. White metal casing carved and engraved with petal shapes surrounds the rim and upper half of the bowl; a similar design forms a circular casing for the underside of the bowl. Three bands of plain white metal along the length of the stem, which terminates with a gently curved turned handle which shows the remians of varnish.

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