Two Rare Protuding Naga ~ Antique Brunei Kettle Teapot Metal Casting Artifact
Borneoartifact item number: AT0181
Permit: We have authorized permits from Museum Sarawak to export,certify and support the authenticity, origin and age of this antique heirloom. No extra charges is needed for this permit.
This perhaps, is some of the rarest Brunei kettle in anybody's collection, note the protuding Naga's head and body. By experience, there is less than 1 of such antique kettle in every 100, that's 1:100 ratio.
Rare feature: Protruding Naga
Height: 27 cm / 10.6 inches
Width(largest point): 34 cm / 13.4 inches
Diameter of body: 25 cm / 9.8 inches
Age: Over 150 years old.
Weight: 6.4 kg / 14 lb
After packing: 10 kg / 22 lb
The kettle is in mint condition, all parts intake and damage free.
Origin: Originates from Brunei, Borneo. In the bygone days, such artifacts were preferred monetary tender, desirable marriage dowry and were treasured as an heirloom and a status symbol.
"The art of metal-casting was known in the Brunei Sultan
for as long as the 16th century. Early trade with China, India and the Middle East may have ushered in the craft along with the forms and decorative motifs.
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Combine shipping discount of 30% discount will be given on shipping of the next item only for combine shipment.
Shipping duration: 8-10 working days delivery and handling period.
Item will be shipped from Malaysia
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