Kashmir Mughal Copper and Bronze Begging Bowl (Kashkul)
Kashmir Mughal Copper and Bronze Begging Bowl (Kashkul) Kashmir Mughal Copper and Bronze Begging Bowl (Kashkul) Kashmir Mughal Copper and Bronze Begging Bowl (Kashkul) Kashmir Mughal Copper and Bronze Begging Bowl (Kashkul)

Kashmir Mughal Copper and Bronze Begging Bowl (Kashkul)

Ref: M2233

A kashkul/kashalbowl is used by a mendicant/wandering dervish who has taken a vow of poverty and used to collect donations of food. This crescent or boat shaped copper begging bowl displays ornate chasing with a footed base and is suspended by a chain link to hang over the shoulder. This form of begging bowl is found in Persia and Northern India.

19th century
W 10 D 7 H 5 in.
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