Kettle

This kettle is decorated with a relief of animal motif on the spout with fluted sides and stylised geometric motif around the body.Kettles such as this were used to serve drinking water during weddings or festivals. It may have also been used to store water for washing the right hand before and after eating.

Date/Period
c.1900
Region
Sarawak
Dimension
Object size: XXXX-02918-001: H25.0 x W18.4 x Cir71.0 /With spout : 25.6 cm, Object size: XXXX-02918-002: H7.1 x Dia10.5 cm
Accession No.
XXXX-02918
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Brass