A large wooden casket
Sri Lanka, 18th/19th century
In the form of an elongated octagon, the deep hinged lid carved with a central ringed rosette surrounded by scrolling floral forms and other flower heads, the side panels with palmettes within scrolling vines, set above the base with each panel carved with repeating vertical acanthus stems, the whole raised on block feet.
26 x 49 ¼ x 32 in. (46 x 125.1 x 81.3 cm)