Handle card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Handle

M12961

Currently not on display

Information

Heavy, solid cast horizontal handle for a thin¬ walled (beaten) bronze vessel, was slightly up turned when attached to vessel. Handle smooth, round in section, with three ring mouldings around its center. The attachment plaques are schematic, rounded lotus flowers placed vertically, two at each end. It had been fastened to the vessel (probably a bowl/basin) by four thick, round rivets, one through the center of each flower. Intact.