Square based, brass model of Hindu temple with a drawer in the base. The model building the centre has a domed roof with a central spire is open sided with multiple pillars and has a hexagonal shaped floor. There are model fences in the corners. Roof is hinged on one side and acts as a lid for a compartment.
temple; container (ritual & belief: religious buildings & furnishings)
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