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Vintage Cambodian Silver and Copper round Betel Box, Angkor Wat design, 5.2cm diameter

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£30.00
SKU LAN8196

Vintage Cambodian Silver and Copper round Betel Box, Angkor Wat design, 5.2cm diameter.

A beautiful Cambodian betel box in circular form, with Angkor Wat design to lid and foliate detail to sides.

With intricate repousse detail. A very attractive box.

Silver plated copper is a traditional and common technique used in Cambodia for items such as this, and this is a very nice example of the craft. The outer surface is of decorated copper, with the interior being silver plated.

Opens up to store contents.

Markings: 90% (although this is a clearly meaningless mark).

Age: Latter half of 20th Century.

Weight approximately 50g (unpacked).

Dimensions: 

Approximately 5.2cm diameter x 3.0cm high.