A Silver Mounted Basket from Ceylon

Ceylon

Circa 1890

The basket is woven in natural and dyed material in a rectangular shape with canted corners. It is mounted with a silver finial in the shape of Buddha and has an engraved silver locking plate and hinge.

Width 22 cm Depth 18 cm Height 16 cm (8.75 x 7.25 x 6.5 in)

Bibliography:
Medieval Sinhalese Art by Ananda K Coomaraswamy, pub 1908

1450/2775
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