All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1800 item #1342830
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
Late 18th - early 19th century bronze sealed stupa from Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Very elegant religious object in excellent condition with beautiful patina on the metal. Sealed at the bottom of the rounded section, seal seems to be original, and the sealed contents makes pleasant sound when the stupa is shaken. Stupa, being the original container of Buddha’s ashes, came to represent The Buddha...