Begging Bowl Lid


From: Sri Lanka

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 2011-13-5B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Buddhist
Provenience Sri Lanka
Date Made 2010
Section Asian
Materials Metal

Slightly convex / flat lid with outward sloping sides used by a Buddhist monk. Black glossy paint. Part of the eight possessions of a monk known as atthapirika (atapirikara).

Height 31 cm
Outside Diameter 20 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mahinda de Lanerolle on behalf of the de Lanerolle Trust, Sri Lanka, 2011

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