Begging Bowl Stand


From: Sri Lanka

Curatorial Section: Asian

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

Black glossy metal stand with convex base; wide stem center and larger concave top. Screw in middle - top to bottom, with nut at bottom. Indented line running length of diameter of top. For use by a Buddhist monk. Part of the eight possessions of a monk known as atthapirika (atapirikara).

Height 6.3 cm
Outside Diameter 10.6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mahinda de Lanerolle on behalf of the de Lanerolle Trust, Sri Lanka, 2011

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