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Begging Bowl

Object Number:2011-13-5A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sri Lanka
Date Made: 2010
Early Date: 2010
Late Date: 2010
Height: 13.5 cm
Outside Diameter:19.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mahinda de Lanerolle on behalf of the de Lanerolle Trust, Sri Lanka, 2011


Large black bowl for use by a Buddhist monk. Rounded base with prominent equator and convex shoulder. Glossy black paint unevenly applied. Middle equatorial line on inside. Part of the eight possessions of a monk known as atthapirika (atapirikara).

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