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niencas (container with lid)
  • Maranao peoples
  • niencas (container with lid), late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Lanao del Sur, Philippines
  • brass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 31 x 23 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 12 3/16 x 9 1/16 in height with lid
  • Gift of Charles K. Warriner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3032.a,b

The round brass footed vessel (2007.3032.a) has a lid (2007.3032.b). The vessel has an undecorated foot. It is decorated with an allover diamond pattern. The diamond pattern is carried onto the domed lid. There is a small round tapered knob in the top center of the lid.