Betel Chewing: Leaf Holders, Lime Containers, and Other (Paraphernalia) (000060)
Myanmar Cutter Steel with Brass Inlay 
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Private collection

The early 20th century betel cutter is the so-called “saddleback” style that is typical of Myanmar (L=14 cm). It is in the form of a stylized bird with brass inlay at the head and at the juncture of the blade and handle.