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    Pair of Indian Betel Boxes (Pandans) Shaped as Queen Victoria & Prince Albert

    India, probably Calcutta
    circa 1840

    length: approximately 10cm, width: approximately 8cm, depth: 8.2cm, combined weight: 843g

    Provenance

    formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, author of 'Betel Cutters from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection' Thames & Hudson, 1992.

    6730

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      Mindanao Brass Betel Box

      Mindanao, The Philippines
      circa 1900

      width: 15.3cm, height: 6.9cm, depth: 8.3cm, weight: 1,135g

      Provenance

      UK art market

      6374

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        Two Early Thai Bronze Betel Cups

        Tenasserim region, Thailand/Burma
        circa 14th-15th century

        height: 9cm and 4.6cm, combined weight: 349g

        Provenance

        private collection, London. Collected in Burma, in Tenasserim in 1933, by Maurice Collis (1889-1973). Collins entered the Indian Civil Service in 1911 & was posted to Burma in 1912. His postings included Sagaing & Arakan. He served as a district magistrate in Rangoon (1929-1930) and thereafter as Excise Commissioner. He returned to England in 1934 and wrote many books including on Burma.

        6578

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          Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box & Key

          Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
          18th century

          width: 14.7cm, depth: 9.9cm, height: 6cm, weight: 586g

          Provenance

          UK art market

          6528

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            Exceptional Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Betel Box with Fine Silver Mounts

            Dutch Colonial East Indies, either Malay, Sumatra or Batavia (Indonesia today)
            18th century

            height: 8.1cm, length: 19cm, depth: 13.3cm

            Provenance

            UK art market

            5891

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              Large, Silver-Inlaid Winged Brass Betel Box (Lutuan)

              Mindanao, Philippines
              late 19th-20th century

              length: 40.6cm, height: 17.1cm, depth: 13.2cm, weight: more than 5000g

              Provenance

              UK art market

              6127

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                Large, Cambodian Silver Hen-Shaped Betel Lime Box

                Cambodia
                circa 1920

                length: 19.5cm, height: 20cm, weight: 611g

                Provenance

                UK art market

                5588

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                  Indian Brass Lime Box for Betel

                  India
                  19th century

                  length: 8.5cm, width: 4.5c,. height: 4.3cm, weight: 177g

                  Provenance

                  UK art market

                  2699

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                    Burmese Gilded Shwezawa-work Lacquered Betel Box (Kun-it)

                    Burma (Myanmar), probably Pagan (Bagan)
                    circa 1960s

                    height: 22.4cm, diameter: 23cm

                    Provenance

                    private collection, UK

                    5885

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                      Two Timorese Beaded Lime Containers

                      Atoni or Dawan people of West Timor, Indonesia
                      early 20th century

                      lengths (without tassels): 10.5cm

                      Provenance

                      formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, author of a book on the betel cutters in the Samuel Eilenberg Collection

                      5533

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                        Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box

                        Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
                        18th century

                        length: 17.7cm, height: 7.1cm, depth: 12.3cm, weight: 975g

                        Provenance

                        UK art market

                        4823

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                          Fine, West Java Woven Betel Container

                          Singaparna region, West Java, Indonesia
                          late 19th century-early 20th century

                          height: 13.5cm, diameter: 12cm

                          Provenance

                          private collection, UK.

                          5136

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                            Parsi Large, Inscribed, High-Grade Silver Zoroastrian Ritual Ses Tray

                            Parsi (Parsee) People, India, probably Bombay
                            19th century

                            diameter: 35.3cm, weight: 956g

                            Provenance

                            from a Parsi family, originally from Bombay, and now based in northern England.

                            5135

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                              Four Parsi Zoroastrian Ritual Objects in High-Grade Silver

                              Parsi (Parsee) People, Bombay, India
                              19th century

                              height of sprinkler: 24cm, diameter of incense tray: 7.2cm, combined weight of silver: 258g

                              Provenance

                              from a Parsi family, originally from Bombay, and now based in northern England.

                              640

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                                Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

                                Sumatra, Indonesia
                                19th century

                                length: 6.5cm, total weight: 117g

                                Provenance

                                private collection, London.

                                641

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                                  Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

                                  Sumatra, Indonesia
                                  19th century

                                  length: 6.7cm, chain length: 21.5cm, total weight: 128g

                                  639

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                                    Engraved Silver Betel Box

                                    Sumatra, Indonesia
                                    19th century

                                    length: 8cm, combined weight: 148g

                                    Provenance

                                    private collection, London

                                    4347

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                                      Large Silver-Inlaid Brass Betel Box (Lutuan)

                                      Islamic Mindanao, Philippines
                                      early 20th century

                                      height: 18.3cm, length: 34cm, width: 15cm

                                      Provenance

                                      UK art market

                                      3791

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                                        Dutch Colonial Betel Box of Amboyna Wood & Pierced Silver Mounts

                                        Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia)
                                        18th century

                                        height: 9cm, length: 19.5cm, depth: 13.5cm

                                        Provenance

                                        private collection, UK.

                                        3381

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                                          Sri Lankan Silver Betel Lime Box (Killotaya)

                                          Sri Lanka
                                          18th-19th century

                                          height: 6.6cm, weight: 77g

                                          Provenance

                                          French art market

                                          3535

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                                            Mindanao Philippines Silver-Inlaid Brass Betel Box

                                            Mindanao, Philippines
                                            19th-20th century

                                            length: 25cm, height: 13.3cm, depth: 12.6cm

                                            Provenance

                                            UK art market

                                            3229

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                                              Colonial Batavian Silver & Gilt Betel Box Set

                                              Batavia, Dutch East Indies
                                              early 19th century

                                              length of box: 21.3cm, depth: 13.6cm, height: 7cm, combined weight: 1,159g

                                              Provenance

                                              UK art market

                                              2998

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                                                Mindanao Silver-Inlaid Brass Betel Box (Lutuan)

                                                Islamic Mindanao, Philippines
                                                early 20th century

                                                length: 20.7cm, height: 10.8cm, depth: 9.6cm, weight: 2,873g

                                                Provenance

                                                UK art market

                                                2708

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                                                  Large Indonesian Cast Brass Lime Container

                                                  Toba Batak People, North Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                  circa 1900

                                                  diameter of sphere: 11.2cm

                                                  Provenance

                                                  UK art market

                                                  2736

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                                                    Thai Betel-Chewing Stoneware Tukatha Figure

                                                    Ban Pa Yang, Si Satchanalai, Thailand
                                                    14th-16th century

                                                    height: 10.5cm

                                                    Provenance

                                                    UK art market

                                                    2737

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                                                      Thai Stoneware Betel-Chewing Tukatha Figure

                                                      Ban Pa Yang, Si Satchanalai, Thailand
                                                      14th-16th century

                                                      height: 9.8cm

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                                                      2738

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                                                        Thai Earthenware Betel-Chewing Tukatha Figure

                                                        Ban Pa Yang, Si Satchanalai, Thailand
                                                        14th-16th century

                                                        height: 8.4cm

                                                        Provenance

                                                        UK art market

                                                        2110

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                                                          Mughal Inscribed Cast Brass Spittoon (Cuspidor)

                                                          North India or the Deccan
                                                          17th century

                                                          height: 10.4cm, diameter: 11.7cm, weight: 449g

                                                          Provenance

                                                          from the collection of (the late) Sandy Morton, London.

                                                          2182

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                                                            Sepik Lime Container in the form of a Rooster on a Crocodile

                                                            Iatmul People, Middle Sepik River Region, Papua New Guinea
                                                            first half of the 20th century

                                                            length: 68cm

                                                            Provenance

                                                            Francis de Sales McHugh Collection, and thence by descent, collected by de Sales McHugh in the first half of the 20th century .

                                                            226

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                                                              Four Jamnagar ‘Gulab’ Betel Cutters Made in India for the Indonesian Market

                                                              Jamnagar, India, but collected in Java, Indonesia.
                                                              19th-20th century

                                                              length: each is approximately 15 cm

                                                              Provenance

                                                              private collection, London; acquired in the 1980s in Indonesia.