Bidri ware, bronze with inlaid brass.

Ewer, c. 1700

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This ewer once contained water used for washing before and after meals. Ewers of this shape, with a bulbous center, pedestal foot, tapering narrow neck, and long spout, have been depicted often in paintings from the time.

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Ewer, India (#257)
Details
Title
Ewer
Role
Artist
Accession Number
82.10.4
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Bidri ware, bronze with inlaid brass.