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Lota Bowl

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A lota (Urdu: لوٹا‎), (Hindi: लोटा) is a small round water vessel of brass, copper or plastic used in parts of South Asia.[1]
Donald Holmes Catalog No. 13 (1927)

The magical version of the Lota Bowl can be shown empty or full of water at any time.[2]

Other names

  • Inexhaustible Punch Bowl
  • Lota Vase
  • Lota Jar
  • Hindoo Bowl

In Print

  • "Bits of Patter" (ad in The Eagle Magic Co., 1915)
  • The Hindoo Lota Bowl, The Scientific Milkman, For Magicians Only by Waller, Charles (1923)


  2. INDIAN JUGGLERY by WM. E. ROBINSON, Mahatma (March 1895)