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Detail: Betel is the leaf of a vine that is valued as a mild stimulant and for its medicinal properties. Wrapping leaves and stuffing them into the Areca nut – itself a stimulant – is called, at least to those in Southeast Asia, Betel Nut. This antique brass container is… Continue reading
Borneo family. Circa late-1800's.
9.75" wide x 4.25" tall x 5.5" deep