This exquisite pure brass Lota or vessel is handcrafted by artisans from the South of India displaying a beautiful, sculptural form with fine and delicate engravings all across the vessel with traditional Indian motifs / designs and a Nature theme with lions and floral motifs.
Brass Lotas were used in India to store and serve water. Water was tipped from the mouth of the vessel into the mouth and also to pour water over the hands and feet to cleanse.
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 vessel is now used by urbanites as part of their home decor collection or as a vase kept at a prominent place in the house with fresh flowers.
Size: Height 11.5 cm x Dia of mouth 8.5 cm and a circumference of 42 cm .
Weight: 600 Grams