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Storage Container

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Bronze storage vessel

Price:$300
SKU: jig1704060
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Description

Bronze storage vessel with applied brass ornamentation and the traditional eight lucky symbols of Buddhism; the endless knot, parasol, lotus flower, conch, pair of fish, victory banner and a treasure wheel. This container was most likely used to store rice, spices , herbs or other symbolically important items. Purchased in Thimphu, Bhutan in April of 2017, it measures 6" tall x 5 1/4" diameter and dates from the late 20th century.