Vintage Round Brass Flower Basket - Poola Sajja. Diameter 17 cm x Ht 18 cm

This ornate round flower basket known as the “Poola Sajja” in the South of India has a brass handle and a charming circular shape to keep fresh flowers traditionally plucked for morning prayers.

Using brass metal sheet, the basket is skilfully hand crafted with the brass sheet-metal work  joined by handpressing using the traditional lock forming technique.

Flowers, one of the most beautiful & colourful creations of nature make an essential part of the Hindu way of performing rituals and prayers known as “Pooja”. Hindu scriptures say that essentially any of the three things namely “Pushpam”, “Phalam”, and “Toyam” meaning flower, fruit, and water should be offered to God everyday.

The bottom with four brass knobs riveted to the base serve as legs to the bowl.  2 small bowls are riveted to either side of the Handle for keeping Pasupu or Kumkum for prayers.

Measures: Diameter 17 cm x Height with handle 18 cm
The height of the brass walls of the basket measure 5 cm. 
Weight : 650 Grams