|Betel Chewing: Leaf Holders, Lime Containers, and Other (Paraphernalia) (000056)
Malaysia Lower Perak Lime Container Silver
Source: H. Ling Roth, Oriental Silverwork: Malay and Chinese, London, Truslove & Hanson Ltd., 1910, Fig. 34.
An early 20th century silver container for lime of round form with a flaring foot (H=10 cm). The lid is decorated in high relief with floral medallions and scroll. A chain connects the two parts of the box so that it can be attached to a belt for carrying.