Inventory no.: 331

331. Malay Brass Bowl, Antique, malaysia

SOLD

Large Malay Brass Betel Bowl

Malay Peninsular

19th century

diameter: 22 cm, height: 11 cm

This bowl, with beautiful patina has two bands of bamboo shoot motifs that border the elegantly cast ribbed body.

Bowls such as these were used to hold betel sets, from which betel could be offered to visitors, and to hold food, such as fruit.

Inventory no.: 331

SOLD