votive container

Small circular bronze lidded offering pot. Thin, short base tapers slightly upward, surrounded in lotus petals in relief, riimmed with tiny pearls. Main body rounded, covered with decoration in relief consisting of two rows of lotus flowers and their leaves. Protruding upper rim. Lid has smooth plain rim below, with decoration divided into two sections of open cascading lotuses in relief. Lid topped by small six-sided knob in diamond shape. 78h x 75dia.

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