Silver square lingam casket
Old silver lingam casket in square (chauka) form. The projections symbolise stylized bull’s horns, a reference to Nandin, Shiva’s bull mount, and Basava, the secret founder. In Hindu mythology, Basava is the lord of cattle and men and protects his devotees against evil.
Casket 8 cm x 6 cm, total length 48 cm
Weight 165 gr