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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

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    6372

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      Early Thai Bronze Taza or Betel Tray

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

      diameter: 17cm, height: 9.8cm, weight: 380g

      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.

      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

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          UK art market

          6528

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            Exceptional Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Betel Box with Fine Silver Mounts

            Dutch Colonial East Indies, probably Batavia (Indonesia today)
            18th century

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

            Provenance

            UK art market

            6538

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              Dutch Colonial Ivory Box with Silver Mounts

              Batavia, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia)
              18th century

              length: 13.9cm, depth: 6.9cm, height: 4.3cm

              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

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                UK art market

                6105

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                  Chased & Gilded Mughal Pandan Tray inset with Turquoise-Coloured Cabochon Stones

                  Northern India
                  circa 1750

                  length (including handles): 35.4cm, width: 22cm, height: 6cm, weight: 726g

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                  2703

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                    Shan Burmese Lacquered Betel Box

                    Shan States, Eastern Burma
                    circa 1880

                    height: 17.3cm, diameter: 19.2cm

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                    UK art market

                    3948

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                      Burmese Lacquered Betel Box

                      Burma
                      circa late 19th century

                      height: 21.5cm, diameter: 23cm

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                      6127

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                        Large, Cambodian Silver Hen-Shaped Betel Lime Box

                        Cambodia
                        circa 1920

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

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                        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

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                          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

                            5962

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                              Rare Dayak Brass Hornbill Bird-Shaped Betel Box with Inlaid Eyes

                              Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                              19th century

                              Reserved

                              Provenance

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

                              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

                                5889

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                                  Karo Batak Etched Bamboo Lime Container (Tagan)

                                  Karo Batak People, North Sumatra, Indonesia
                                  circa 1900

                                  height: 20.5cm, diameter: 7.6cm

                                  Provenance

                                  formerly in the collection of Henry Browrigg, 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

                                    5563

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                                      Burmese Pierced & Chased Silver Betel Box & Stand

                                      Burma
                                      circa 1870

                                      height: 24.5cm, diameter: 24.5cm, weight: 884g

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                                      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.

                                            639

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                                              Engraved Silver Betel Box

                                              Sumatra, Indonesia
                                              19th century

                                              length: 8cm, combined weight: 148g

                                              Provenance

                                              private collection, London

                                              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

                                                  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

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                                                            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

                                                              286

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                                                                Burmese Lacquered Betel Box

                                                                Burma
                                                                circa 1920

                                                                12 cm, height: 10.5 cm

                                                                Provenance

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                                                                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

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                                                                    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

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                                                                        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.