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Rice Measuring Bowl

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Object Number:90-13-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Malhar
Provenience: India
Dariapur
Maker: Sambhu
Date Made: 20th Century - 1986
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1986
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Technique:Dhokra
False Filigree
Brushed
Iconography:Fish
Birds
Flowers
Elephant
Horse
Scorpion
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1990
Other Number:M-2 - Other Number

Description

Lightly brushed brass below waist. Bulge at waist. Diagonally-striped band along middle of bowl. Large leaf decoration which extends from bowl's top at "four corners" of bowl. Animal decoration (elephant, horse, fish, scorpion) between leaves. Scalloped decoration on bottom. Made by Sambhu.

Bibliography:

[Article] Horne, Lee C. 1987. "The Brasscasters of Dariapur, West Bengal: Artisans in a Changing World". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 29. no. 3. pg. 39-46 General Reference : Page/Fig./Plate: 39-46View Objects related to this General Reference

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