Phillipino Bronze & Silver Inlaid Betel Nut Box c. Bronze & Silver Inlaid Box, circa 1870. We feature a growing selection of Oriental, Chinese and Ethnic antiques.
FREE PICK-UP IN THE CHICAGOLAND AREA. Up for your consideration is a large & heavy solid bronze box, Phillipines, c. The box is purportedly an "betel nut" box, and has 4 inlaid inner lids covering 3 compartments.The outer lid, as well as all sides (but the bottom) are intricately inlaid with silver, and the box is solid cast bronze. It is a piece of the finest quality.
The two handles indicate that the box was some type of service piece, similar to a tea caddy. The box measures 7.75" long x 4" tall, and 3 deep. It weighs about 6 lbs. It is in excellent condition, free of dents, ding, or damage. There is some white residue in one of the smaller compartments.
The piece is complete, and all the hinges work properly. This quote is for the Continental U. International Buyers § Please Note. FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates.Make your listings stand out with FREE Vendio custom templates! Over 100,000,000 served. Get FREE counters from Vendio today! The item "Rare Large Mid-19th C. Phillipino Bronze & Silver Inlaid Betel Nut Box c.
1870" is in sale since Friday, October 23, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East".
The seller is "thesapphiregallery" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand.