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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Malaysia (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, repoussé

  • Credit Line:

    Given by S.R. Schofield

  • Museum number:

    IS.115-1964

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bowl (Batil), hemispherical in shape; of silver with repoussé decoration. On the base an eight pointed star enclosed engraved floral motifs on a punched ground; this is surrounded by a border of diamonds overlapping four-petalled flowers between cord-lines; there is next an undecorated area, then a punched zig-zag line above which, round the rim, a foliage design on a punched ground between cord-lines.

Place of Origin

Malaysia (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, repoussé

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm, Width: 11 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl (Batil), silver, repoussé, Malaysia, late 19th century

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Repoussé

Categories

Metalwork; Household objects

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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