This box was destined to contain everything necessary for the creation of betel quid, practical, it was very popular in Cambodia, but tends to disappear, except in certain rituals. This box contained tools, spices, areca nuts, tobacco. leaves...
It was the traditional model, offered to brides during their marriage.
Beautiful work of sculpture, more complex that it seems, because it is entirely handmade, with rudimentary tools.
This box is of very beautiful quality, in excellent condition, it was purchased in Phnom Penh, about twenty years ago. Early 20th century.
Rare object nowadays.
10.5 cm high and 22.5 cm of diameter.
Excellent condition for an object of daily use of that period (have a look at the pictures).
It will be carefully packaged and sent by insured mail with track & trace, via Bpost.
- Scatola di Betel
- Legno intagliato
- Prima metà del XX secolo
- Regione/paese d'origine
- In buone condizioni, vedi descrizione
- 104×225×225 mm