Bowl, Sumatra. Museum no. IS.360-1950.

Bowl, Sumatra. Museum no. IS.360-1950.

Bowl
Sumatra
19th century
Silver, niello
Height 12cm, diameter 25.5cm
Museum no. IS.360-1950

This bowl, used for washing, was produced in Nakhon Si Thammarat on the southern Thai peninsular. From the early 19th century the town was known for its excellent niello ware.