|Betel Chewing: Leaf Holders, Lime Containers, and Other (Paraphernalia) (000054)
Malaysia Lower Perak Lime Container Silver
Source: H. Ling Roth, Oriental Silverwork: Malay and Chinese, London, Truslove & Hanson Ltd., 1910, Fig. 30.
An early 20th century silver container for lime of cylindrical form with a pinched waist and a palmette design on the lid (H=10.9 cm). A chain connects the two parts of the box so that it can be attached to a belt for carrying.