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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

    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.

                            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.

                                      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

                                            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

                                                UK art market

                                                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

                                                    Reserved

                                                    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.