Asian Art :: Indonesia

Betel nut box [kinangan], with implements


Betel nut box [kinangan], with implements

c.1800, Sumatra

box: turtle shell, silver and gold, three oval lidded containers and pepper leaf holder: gold, slaked lime container with spatula, lime knife and betel nut cutter: gold and silver betel nut cutter and lime knife: gold, silver

8.0 x 19.5 x 13.5 cm (box)

J.C. Earl Bequest Fund 2014

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide