lime-box / betel equipment
Burmese silver / niello lime-box (hton bu) used in the preparation of the betel quid. The lid is high domed and is decorated with an image of a bird in flight set within floral scrolling. The sides of the box show further floral scrolling. The base has a ten pointed government assay star stamped on it.
- Made in: Burma
- Length: 47 millimetres
- Width: 31 millimetres
- Height: 36 millimetres
Good. The inside has thick, white lime.
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Object reference number: RRI34757
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