This pair of brass altar vases were most probably made by Chinese metalsmiths, either in Southeast Asia or in China. Vases like these were purchased for use in wealthy Peranakan Chinese homes although they were most probably used in Chinese temples as well.

Date/Period
Early-mid 20th century
Region
Probably China or Southeast Asia
Dimension
Unknown Type: Please refer to parts
Accession No.
2004-00110
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Lee
Category
Brass