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koden (cooking pot)
  • Maranao peoples
  • koden (cooking pot), late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Lanao del Sur, Philippines
  • brass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of Charles K. Warriner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2982

The globular brass vessel has four small hanging loops at the rim, equidistant from each other. Each curlicue loop has four holes from two figure 8 shapes. The seam at the widest portion of the pot forms a ridge. The vessel has a wide mouth and a short rim.

The surface is mottled with black and the brass appears greenish.