I
L
auctions from Trocadero venues
Sort By:
Description
Bid 300.00
Bids: 1
12/12 20:26 EST

Silver Hinged Half Circle Betel Box, Laos
December 2012 Auction by Far East Asian Art

Unusual because of its shape and hinged lid, this 18th century silver container from Laos was used to carry an ingredient--probably a spice--for assembling a quid of betel. The utensils used in betel chewing are among the finest works of art from the southeast Asian countries where betelnut was an important part of the culture. Betel containers demonstrate interesting differences in aesthetic preferences among countries and groups within countries...
Bid 1800.00
No Reserve
08/13 TBD

Bid 1600.00
No Reserve
08/13 TBD

Bid 2300.00
No Reserve
08/13 TBD

Bid 500.00
No Reserve
08/13 TBD

Bid 900.00
No Reserve
08/13 TBD