|Betel Chewing: Leaf Holders, Lime Containers, and Other (Paraphernalia) ( 000051)
Lower Perak, Malaysia Lime Container Silver
Source: H. Ling Roth, Oriental Silverwork: Malay and Chinese, London, Truslove & Hanson Ltd., 1910, Fig. 44.
An early 20th century silver container for lime with a bulbous body, a, tall, constricted neck, a flaring foot, and a conical-shaped lid with a lotus-bud shaped knob (H=10.8 cm). The body is undecorated. The lid and flaring foot are decorated with flower and leaf motifs.