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Spittoon

Spittoon

  • Place of origin:

    Malaysia (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, hammered and repoussé

  • 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.20-1934

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Spittoon (ketur) of hammered and repoussé silver. Bowl-shaped body and expanding neck, with serrated edge. Design of vertical petal-ornament.

Place of Origin

Malaysia (possibly, made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, hammered and repoussé

Dimensions

Height: 10.3 cm, Diameter: 14 cm

Object history note

Nos. IM.15 to 27-1934, previously on loan since July 23rd, 1920, from A. F. Lake, who died in 1924. The loan was continued by his Trustees. See Nominal File: A.F. Lake and RPs 1934/1096 & 1570.

Descriptive line

Spittoon (ketur), silver with repoussé ornament, possibly Malaysia, late 19th century

Production Note

Made by Malay craftsmen in South-East Asia. Dated 18th century when acquired.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Repoussé

Categories

Metalwork

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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