Antique footed bronze Nepalese ritual wine or water vessel, or Karuwa . This is a substantial and heavy piece with the charm and patina of age. Concentric rings decorate the center of the body, foot and spout. A karuwa represents an important vessel. It is also used in Newari homes in Hindu & Buddhist rituals, during daily pujas and at weddings. It is cast in three parts, the upper portion, the lower bulb & base, & the spout
Measures 6 1/2 " high, 9 1/2 " wide to tip of spout.
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