Daulton Art
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lime container, 

Sri Lanka, 

19th century

 

lime container and attached spatula

copper alloy; interior with traces of lime  

dimensions:

Sri Lanka

19th century

acquired in Sri Lanka by Jack Daulton



Discussion:

These containers are a key part of the material culture of betel-nut chewing in Sri Lanka.



view of open container, showing traces of lime:
detail 1:
detail  2:
Contact:
The Daulton Collection
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