|Betel Chewing: Leaf Holders, Lime Containers, and Other (Paraphernalia) (000047)
Betel Chewing Thailand Lime Containers Ceramic
Two 15th to 16th century glazed containers for lime, which are typical products of the kilns at Sawankhalok in central Thailand. (L) a tapering conical form made in two parts with a lotus-bud shaped knob at the top. It is decorated with horizontal bands of stylized geometric motifs in underglaze iron black (H=7 cm). (C) a similar form covered with a white glaze (H=9.5 cm). The form also has a bronze counterpart (R) (H=8 cm).