dish (containers)

Small circular metal dish, made of cast brass, with steep sides. The inside of the rim is decorated with a band of arched lotus petals, each containing an individual flower shape. A the centre of the dish a stylised cicrular design of lotus petals around a simple rosette. Three low projections as if they were intended as feet on the underside. Two small irregular apertures at one side.

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