Bronze bottle vase. Nepal, 19th Century


Bronze bottle-shaped wine vase atop small pedestal, decoration with circles and geometric motifs on rim.
This type of vase was always used in Nepal for rice wine, served during weddings and other profane or religious ceremonies.

Nepal, Katmandu Valley. Shah Gurkha Period, 19th Century

Height: 22 cm (8-1/2 in.) - Diameter: 11 cm (4-1/3 in.)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013060057