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Small Antique Balinese Ritual Silver Offering Bowl, c. 1920.

Small Antique Balinese Ritual Silver Offering Bowl, c. 1920.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1310804

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A small silver alloy bowl for betel accessories of oblong form, belonging to the larger "Lelancang" offering bowl (item #1310052). The outside is moulded with scrolling flowers and the sides with monster masks. According to Urs Ramseyer in "The Art and Culture of Bali", the large offering bowls "Lelancang" were dignity symbols of the Balinese gentry, filled with betel accessories. Condition: traces of usage, few small dents. Dimension: 18.2 cm long, 3.4 cm high, weight: 128 g.