This is a museum piece antiquity from Borneo island. Its a bronze kettle with arabic calligraphy of the Hijra year. Origin is brunei or southern Phillipine. Normally this kettle is used to boil medicines. It is typical used among Malays. Date inscipted is 1296 AH equivalent to 1878 CE. Similar kettle can be seen in National Museum of Malaysia.
Reference document : Islamic Civilization In The Malay World by Mohd Taib Osman, pg 334
Dim : Diameter: 14 cm / 5.5 inches Height: 15 cm / 5.9 inches Width(largest point): 18 cm / 7.1 inches
Weight: 1.8 kg / 3.9 lb