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)

Kashmir Mughal Copper and Bronze Begging Bowl (Kashkul)

Ref: M2233
A kashkul or kashal bowl is used by a mendicant or wandering dervish who has taken a vow of poverty and used to collect donations of food. This antique example is 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.
DATE
19th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 10 Depth 7 Height 5 in.
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