Cutter

Description
A wooden bowl decorated with mother-of-pearl shell. This vessel would have accompanied a betel chewing set. It was used for holding betel (areca) nut, which is chewed in many parts of south-east Asia.
Accession Loan No.
523/1974
Collection Class
Household objects
Common Name
cutter
Simple Name
bowl
Full Name
wood bowl with mother-of-pearl inlay
Dimensions
whole diameter 185 mm; whole diameter 128 mm; whole height 118 mm
Production Year High
1908
Production County
Petani
Production Country
Thailand
Production Area Region
South-East Asia
Production Continent
Asia
Family Group

Material
wood; mother-of-pearl
Collection Area Region
SE
Collection Continent
Asia

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