Vintage Bell Metal Brass Lota | Drinking Water Vessel with Spout From South India - L 20 cm x Ht 16 cm x Dia 11 cm

From our Vintage Collection - Made from bell metal, this brass Lota with a spout is a rare brass drinking vessel / pot 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 with a satin smooth finish. 

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

Measures: Length 20 cm with the spout x Height 16 cm x Diameter 11 cm with a circumference of 50 cm at the middle.

Weight: 1. 60 kilograms  

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.