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Kettle
Title Kettle
Title2 Satsuma Kettle
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Decorative Art Gallery
Object Type Decorative Art
Main Material Brass
Component Material II Brass
Component Material III Brass
Main Artist Not Known
Artist's Nationality Not Known
Author NA
Country Japan
Provenance NA
Origin Place Not Known
Find Place Not Known
Scribe NA
Style NA
School Not Known
Patron/Dynasty NA
Period / Year of Work C.19th Century CE
Inscription No
Tribe NA
Costume NA
Culture NA
Dimensions 15 x 7.7 cm
Detailed Description Satsuma kettle made of porcelain having an inverted lotus petals shape with lid. Both sides of kettle, two crocodile like aquatic animals are attached on the lion shape mouth for the pouring for tea or any beverage. Belly portion of the kettle beautifully decorated in two parts. One side of the belly a row of five seated monks is facing towards the chief priest. All twelve monks wear golden robe. Behind head of the monk, an Abha Mandal in bright circle has been shown. May be these are Buddhist Arhat like very auspicious personality. In the back ground of the seating monks depicting natural landscape of hills, added with trees small houses with two Buddhist temples. At the opposite portion of the kettle some Japanese were seating in row with typical hair style. Lid of the kettle also beautifully decorated with four Japanese wearing multi colour cloth having different hair style for each, may be this kettle use for ritualistic purpose. On the back portion of the Kettle some Japanese couples are having their traditional clothes and hair style these are seating in row at the bottom. Four Japanese are engaged in some activity depicted on the lid. This kettle like utensil may be use for ritualistic purpose.
Brief Description Satsuma kettle made of porcelain with the depiction of four Japanese engaged in some activity.