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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Riau Islands (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, hammered and incised

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J.S. Lake, Esq. and Mrs N.C. Mills, from the Estate of the late A. F. Lake, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    IM.28-1934

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bowl (batil) of silver. Round the top edge is a deep band of incised ornament showing a continuous undulating stem bearing leaves and peony-buds. On the bottom is the same motif surrounding an open lotus flower. Pasted inside is a typed label with the words: 'Purchased 11th September 1914, from the Sultan of Rhio & Linngi'.

Place of Origin

Riau Islands (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, hammered and incised

Marks and inscriptions

'Purchased 11th September 1914, from the Sultan of Rhio & Linngi'
Typed label pasted inside

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm, Diameter: 20 cm

Object history note

IM.28 to 30&A-1934 received on 4th April 1934. Registered paper: 1934/1570

Descriptive line

Bowl (batil), silver, hammered and incised, Riau Islands, Indonesia, late 19th century

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Hammered; Incised

Categories

Metalwork

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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