South Indian Vibuti box (ash box) ornately carved of teak wood. A box like this would hold ashes in a Hindu temple and the when doing Puja you would receive an ash mark in the center of your forehead. This is an old and fine example of such a piece with a nice bull carving on the lid.
9-3/4″ (L) x 5-1/2″ (D) x 8″ (H)
3 lbs.-1 oz.
Old, age unknown
$200.00 includes shipping lower 48 states