Modern Faience Urn
This modern faience urn is found is found in Bombay, India. It is made out of fine tin glazed pottery. Typically used in funeral rites as a repository for the ashes of the dead.
KeywordsIndia, vase, urn, ashes, modern, Bombay, funeral rites, repository, faience, .in, glazed pottery
Meyer, Franz Sales Handbook of Ornament (New York, NY: The Bruno Hessling Company, 1904)