A cast bronze ritual eating vessel with moulded animals (varpu), South India, 11-13th Century
Lot 294
A cast bronze ritual food Vessel (Varpu) Kerala, 18th Century
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
Lot Details
A cast bronze ritual food Vessel (Varpu)
Kerala, 18th Century
of circular form, on a narrow base with four short supports underneath, curved sides rising to an everted rim, with four small handles; decorated to body with a relief frieze comprising of a tortoise, a reptile and serpents
22.5 cm. diam.
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