Unique Curiosities

Three Antique Graduated Silver and Bronze Inlaid Betel Nut Boxes

Three antique graduated silver and bronze inlaid betel nut boxes, circa 1900, Philippines. Each bronze box inlaid with silver in the Okir scroll pattern, interior of fitted with central compartment flanked by two smaller compartments for storing nuts, lime and tobacco leaves. Large: 4 1/4 × 8 × 3 3/4 in.; medium: 3 1/8 × 6 3/4 × 3 1/8 in.; small: 2 3/4 × 5 3/4 × 2 5/8 in.

Inventory #UN6159

$3,000