Ornately decorated 10 karat gold betel nut and lime container set
Gold and silver
Central Sumatra - Minangkabau
Diameter 8 cm, weight 200 gms
19th century or earlier
Collected Sumatra 1982
Excellent but uncleaned and quite tarnished
Fantastic workmanship, containers with clasps. Registered at 10 karat gold using a Mizar M24 Professional Gold Tester, most probably an amalgum of silver enhance by gold content.