bowl (containers)

Bowl with a rounded base, with traces of three rivets (?), widening towards the top; there are 8 loops of metal around the walls in two rows of 4 at different levels; three ridges of metal pass under the base to form a triangle centrally with a 3 pointed motif inside. The 8 auspicious symbols of Buddhism are in low relief on the upper, inner surface with 2 reliefs of scarves (?) on opposite sides of the upper, outer surface.

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