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Minang Gilt Betel Container


Ornately decorated Minangkabau 10 karat gold betel nut and lime container set


Ornately decorated Minangkabau 10 karat gold betel nut and lime container set   Ornately decorated Minangkabau 10 karat gold betel nut and lime container set   Ornately decorated Minangkabau 10 karat gold betel nut and lime container set  
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Item-Number:821002
Item-Description:Ornately decorated Minangkabau 10 karat gold betel nut and lime container set
Medium:Gold and silver
Origin:Central Sumatra - Minangkabau
Dimensions:Diameter 8 cm, weight 200 gms
Age:19th century or earlier
Provenance:Collected Sumatra 1982
Condition:Excellent but uncleaned and quite tarnished
Notes: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.


Price: £1,650


  

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