An exceptional silver inlaid Betel Box

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  • $750


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 4.75” x 3.75”

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