Small oval box made for holding the lime used in the preparation of the betel quid. Made of a black alloy decorated on the lid with a simple geometric design of inlaid metals and with a plaited design around the rim. On the base is an inscription in Burmese giving the owner's name. The interior of the box still contains concreted lime around the sides

An00040775 001 l

Thing

Made Of
copper, silver, alloy
Type of Thing
lime-box, betel equipment
Techniques
beaten, inlaid

Place

Made In
Burma

Time

Acquired In
2005
Made
19thC-20thC

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