A silver square-form dish with circular basin probably from Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), circa 1900. Decorative embossing features aquatic birds among scrolls and a dual bead edge. Underside is marked “SS” for sterling silver or possibly the maker. Dish rests on three semi-spherical feet and measures 7 inches by 7 inches. Basin is 6 inches in diameter. Dish is 1 inch high and weighs 152 grams.
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