Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Household Objects

small pitcher

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Small pitcher

Lota

Most communities in Assam

Brass metal

Max. Height: 11 cm, Mouth Dia: 9 cm, Belly Dia: 13 cm

Broken and patina is formed

This is a small-sized globular pot with a wide neck. This small spherical shaped vessel is made of brass and used as a water container during religious and ceremonial events. It is also used as water container for household activities and for drinking purpose.