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Begging bowl stand

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

Description

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).

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