Tibetan Mendicants Bowl Formed from a Beaten Copper Covered Tortoise Shell

A Tibetan Mendicants Bowl Formed from a Beaten Copper Covered Tortoise Shell
An inscription in Sanskrit along one side
Early 19th Century
Size: 19cm long, 13.5cm wide, 9cm high – 7½ ins long, 5¼ ins wide, 3½ ins high
The Buddha is often depicted seated with a bowl in his left hand and the Tibetan alms bowl is still one of the traditional possessions of the Buddhist monk that is used to gather alms for the monastery.

Tibetan Mendicants Bowl Formed from a Beaten Copper Covered Tortoise Shell

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