Cylindrical betel box base in lacquer with bamboo structure. Red color. Etching design in za-yun, Burmese term for wire mesh design. Wide base with an inward step for the lid to rest on. Tall vertical inner portion. Probably imported to Thailand from Pagan, Burma.
Museum Purchase, 1981
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)
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