bowl (containers)

Boat-shaped tinned copper bowl, originally a mendicant pot, but has been at some point soldered to an iron base. Engraved with floral decoration in horizontal bands. On each side of the elevated ends is an aperture for chains, but no chains are present. Inside in the centre is an engraved lotus flower in a shanka-shaped cartouche. Numbers have been written on the underside in the middle of the pedestal, now illegible.

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