A bronze casket
South Asian, probably Deccan, 16th century
Of domed form with a tall arching lid fitted with a handle, the cover connected by a hinge to a spreading ovoid base ornamented with side handles and faux straps with double-spear terminals, finished with a double-hinge lock and raised on small lion mask feet.
9 1/2 x 12 in. (24.1 x 30.4 cm.)