|Betel Chewing: Leaf Holders, Lime Containers, and Other (Paraphernalia) (000038)
Malaysia Lower Perak Leaf Holder Silver
Source: H. Ling Roth, Oriental Silverwork: Malay and Chinese, London, Truslove & Hanson Ltd., 1910, Fig. 57.
A silver triangular-shaped holder for betel leaves with a faceted body and a heart-shaped mouth (H= 12 cm). The surface of the body is decorated with a geometric pattern and bands of floral scroll at the mouth and base.