An exceptional silver inlaid Betel Box
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
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