Betel box
Betel box
Betel box
Betel box
Betel box

Betel box

Regular price$920.00
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Round Lacquer betel box "Kun it"
Made of woven and lacquered split
bamboo and turned lacquered wood.
The geometric panels inlaid with cut
green, red and silver mirrors (hman-zi-
shwei-cha) are inlaid into a gilded low
relief decoration of lacquer putty
(thayo). 


The interior is covered with red lacquer
with geometric engraving with two
removable trays.


Such boxers were often presented as
gifts between princes or monks of high
status.


Early 20th century. Some losses to
mirror inlay.

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