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Rice Measuring Bowl

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Object Number:90-13-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Malhar
Provenience: India
Dariapur
Maker: Mustafa Tadu Patia
Date Made: 20th Century - 1986
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1986
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Technique:Dhokra
False Filigree
Iconography:Fish
Scorpion
Lotus
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1990
Other Number:9 - Other Number

Description

Lost wax cast brass. The larger size of a graduated set. This was only one of this design from maker Mustafa Tadu Patia. "Lotus" on bottom. Fish and scorpion on shoulder band.

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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