Vintage Burmese Lacquered Betel Boxes - The Local Flea

Vintage Burmese Lacquered Betel Boxes

Burmese “Kun-it” is a container designed for storing and serving ingredients to assemble a quid, or chew of betel, a mild stimulant. Beautifully decorated boxes of this kind were a key element in hosting and generous hospitality in Burmese society. These boxes were purchased at an antique market in India.

Dimensions 9.0ʺW x 8.0ʺD x 7.0ʺH
Item ID 2010120
# Pieces 1
Item Location Phoenix

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