Related to Waterpot: watering can, Water can


n.1.A vessel for holding or conveying water, or for sprinkling water on cloth, plants, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This throws our actions into perspective; and as crabs, goats, scorpions, the balance and the waterpot lose their meanness when hung as signs in the zodiac, so I can see my own vices without heat in the distant persons of Solomon, Alcibiades, and Catiline.
On the left is the horse and retinue of the King of Varanasi, who stands at the centre about to loose an arrow in the direction of Shyama who carries his waterpot on the right.
It's a domestic waterpot, a household object brought over by Russo-Jewish immigrants that rememorates pogroms, not battles, wandering, not rootedness in one place.
Another sheet includes drawings of two women, with a waterpot in the lower left corner (figure 8).
Of the ten hands of the five-faced (pancamukhi) Mahadeva or Siva, the east-facing Sadyojata holds an akshamala (a rosary of imperishable nature) and a kamandalu (waterpot).
In rapid succession, when faced with Cordelia's servants, Lear switches from complaining he is "cut to the brains" to calling his eyes "garden waterpots" to making an "exit running." Brains, eyes, and feet once more, each in its own kind of extremity.
Perhaps too frigidly, mechanically perfect, it does not have the joie de vivre exhibited in the more freely painted and abstracted clouds wafting across the collection's rare pair of Yongzheng mark doucai waterpots. Prices here are 'up to several million'.
Original caption reads: It is a frequent thing, in a Burmese thoroughfare to see, placed for the use of the passers by, waterpots, suspended from the boughs of trees, or under a carved wooden shed, or in one roughly made as above.
The VHP made use of brand-new trucks, named temple chariots, which carried huge waterpots filled with Ganges water and smaller pots of local sacred water.