Antique Indian Silver Small Spice Box | Betel Nut Box
Antique Indian Silver Small Spice Box | Betel Nut Box
Antique Indian Silver Small Spice Box | Betel Nut Box
Antique Indian Silver Small Spice Box | Betel Nut Box

The Mixologist Vince - Indian Silver Betel Nut Box

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£35.00
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£35.00
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Vince is a small Indian handmade box

Oval shape and fine hand repousse of intricate foliage design throughout 

Vince has a beautiful folate snap down hinge lid that closes securely. 

Obvious signs of silver wear and patina which adds to Vince's antique charm

No hallmarks but Vince is possibly low grade Indian silver

Betel Nut Box

Silver boxes such were greatly used throughout Indian from the 18th century as this one were made in a variety of shapes, often with floral and bird decoration. These boxes were used to store pan, edible leaves wrapped with lime paste, betel nuts and spices.

This one is a fine example of traditional Indian craftsmanship

Dimensions

Width: 6.5cm Height: 3.5cm Depth: 5.5cm