Indian Patinated Brass Betel Nut (Paan-Daan) Oval Box
Indian Patinated Brass Betel Nut (Paan-Daan) Oval Box Indian Patinated Brass Betel Nut (Paan-Daan) Oval Box Indian Patinated Brass Betel Nut (Paan-Daan) Oval Box Indian Patinated Brass Betel Nut (Paan-Daan) Oval Box
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Indian Patinated Brass Betel Nut (Paan-Daan) Oval Box

DETAILS
Crafted in India, this antique Indian box was designed in very simple form, having an oval shape, with a tiered, hinged lid that houses a nicely shaped, swing handle with starburst escutcheons. This small antique case was designed to store betel nuts which were traditionally chewed as a digestive stimulant and mild narcotic.
DATE
19th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 8 Depth 4.5 Height 4 inches
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