Small urn-shaped wooden container with a lid carved in the form of a seated figure, elbows on knees. Used to carry powdered lime which is chewed, along with areca nut and betel leaf, as a mild stimulant and facilitator of social intercourse.
Exchange with Peabody Museum
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)
[Book] Casal, Gabriel S. 1981. The People and Art of the Philippines. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 209
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