bowl (containers)

Brass vessel with a spout and handle. The inside of the bowl is painted dark red. The body is round with an integral spout that is deep. The handle is in the shape of an inverted Y, with two arms riveted to the body on either side of the spout and the other arm attached to the back of the bowl. The handle has double incised lines for decoration.

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