Vintage Bell Metal Spiral Brass Lota | Drinking Water Vessel with Spout From South India - L18 cm x H 15 cm x Dia 11cm

From our Vintage Collection - Made from bell metal, this brass Lota with a spout is a rare brass drinking vessel / pot with a ribbed design and pattern handcrafted by skilled artisans from the South of India. 

The traditional Indian wisdom of storing water in brass vessels was meant for healthy living and Indians drank their water from brass pots till the beginning of 20th century using brass as a medium of storing and drinking water.

The wonderful art of brass casting of these vessels by hand in different shapes and sizes was unique with perfectly balanced shape and proportion.

The diameter and the height of the Lota is almost same with a bulging belly with a spout that beautifully tapers to a long neck and finally opens up to a mouth with a turned in rim.

The design has delicately hand crafted ribs with a spiral design through out the Lota with a satin smooth finish.

Measures: Length 18 cm with the spout x Height 15 cm x diameter 11 cm.

Weight:  1300 Grams  

Care: Please do not use any chemicals or harsh powders to retain its antique nature. Just rub with a dry soft cloth to keep it clean or in its original finish.