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Betel Box

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Native Name:
Aep Maak
Aep Yaa
Object Number:
95-21-3
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Shan
Provenience:
Thailand
Chiengmai
Date Made:
18th Century - 1950
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1950
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silver
Technique:
Embossed
Soldered
Description:
Silver betel box with interior tray. Top slides over bottom lip. Embossed with bands around sides and concentric bands on top side with mongoose like creature at center. Bottom engraved design with animal at center within star and amid vegetal pattern.
Credit Line:
Gift of Katharine and Mary Anglemyer

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)
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