Twelve Betel Lime Paste Boxes

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Twelve Betel Lime Paste Boxes, India, mostly 19th century, mostly brass, various forms including boteh, a vase, and an oval etched box with Burmese inscription on the base, translated as "Property of Master Thein Latt, Pakokku City Saryeto Monastery," ht. to 4 7/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

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