The copper pot in the form of a fluted melon has a specially left out plain space on its belly where a pair of feet marks of Vishnu flanked by his emblems chakra(discus) on the left and shankha (conch shell) on the right are depicted in shallow incision. On the collar of the pot there is an inscription in Kannada which reads.


  • Title: Pot Or Lota
  • Date Created: 1800/1900
  • Location: Karnataka
  • Physical Dimensions: H 14.5 cm x Dia 15 cm
  • Rights: Text © Sanskriti Museum of Everyday Art/ Jyotindra Jain
  • Medium: Copper
  • Period: 19th Century

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