Brass Omani Baluchi brass pots for keeping Halwa, Henna or Jewelry

Covered pot for Henna or Jewelry.


Scarce brass Omani  covered pots for Halwa, Henna or Jewelry. Completely decorated with fine flower designs. The floral decorations are often similar as those found on Omani Shirazzi style chests.



Antique Omani brass pot


Arab Name: Makabah

Period: 1800-1900

Origin: Oman Baluchi

  1. Carter Tribes in Oman p 112 on the chest
  2. Richardson & Dorr The craft and Heritage of Oman vol 2 page 458
  3. Oman & its Renaissance by Sir Donald Hawley also has a picture of such a Halwa pot on page 143