An exceptional and large silver inlaid Betel Box, Mindanao Phillipines, Free Shipping!

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An exceptional silver inlaid Betel Box

Circa 1900.

The box is made entirely of cast bronze and pure silver in the traditional Muslim “okir” scroll pattern, a distinct motif often found on Maranao woodcarvings. The interior section is removable — divided into three compartments enclosed beneath four silver inlaid and hinged doors.

Maranao culture ; Mindanao. Philippines.

8” x 4” x 4”tall

3.36 kilograms

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