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    Engraved Silver Betel Box

    Sumatra, Indonesia
    19th century

    length: 8cm, combined weight: 148g

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    private collection, London

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    This fine silver tobacco or betel box is delicately chased over the hinged lid and sides with typically Islamic Malay flower and foliage motifs.

    Attached by means of two rings are ten hand-shaped brass cleaning implements.

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