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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, probably 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

              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

                Reserved

                Provenance

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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

                  Provenance

                  UK art market

                  3948

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                    Burmese Lacquered Betel Box

                    Burma
                    circa late 19th century

                    height: 21.5cm, diameter: 23cm

                    Provenance

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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

                      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

                          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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                                    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.

                                          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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                                                          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

                                                            286

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                                                              Burmese Lacquered Betel Box

                                                              Burma
                                                              circa 1920

                                                              12 cm, height: 10.5 cm

                                                              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

                                                                    Provenance

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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.