Betel Chewing:Trays, Sets, And Toothpaste Containers (000081)
Thailand Betel Set
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000081

Photograph courtesy of Antiques
of the Orient, Singapore

‘Supreme King of Siam in His State Robes’, from Frank Vincent, The Land of the White Elephant: Sights and Scenes in South-East Asia 1871-1872, New York, Harper and Brothers, 1874. A betel set made of gold stands on a table on the king's right and a gold spittoon is on the floor at his right.