A Large 19th Century Sri Lankan Brass Betel (Sirih) Box.

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Seller: bonzo_two (8.950) 100%, Location: Suffolk, UK, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 163059172751 Sri Lankan, (colonial influence in form) - dating from the mid 19th century. Constructed from brass and of tapering lozenge form. The hinged cover is located over a recessed lip to the box opening and incorporates a shaped central thumb-piece. Internally, the box incorporates a division - images 8 & 9. The surface is embellished with chiseled scroll from decoration. Overall length - 5 1/4" (134mm). Weight - 280 grams Condition - Good. The internal division is positioned above a small hole to the base, (not spoiling the appearance, consistent with usage). Rubbing and surface marks, (consistent with some age). No repairs. Natural colour and patina. *PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR FULL DETAILS OF MY DEDICATED WEBSITE - OFFERING ANTIQUES FROM THE ISLAMIC WORLD, BETEL ITEMS, ASIAN, INDIAN, BUDDHIST, WORLD TRIBAL & UNUSUAL ETHNOGRAPHIC ANTIQUES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. Update - MORE ITEMS ADDED THIS WEEK. See my other items for more antiques, ethnographic art, curios and bygones. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Shipping - U.S.A. & Worldwide Zone 1 - £15.00 Royal Mail, International Signed for - trackable. Worldwide Zone 2, (Australia / New Zealand / Pacific Islands) - £16.00 Royal Mail, International Signed for - trackable. Europe - £13.50 Royal Mail, International Signed for - trackable. UK shipping - as above. Please Note - There is NO buyer's premium !Payment - Full payment to be made within seven days of purchase - unless full settlement arrangements have been agreed prior to bidding. I reserve the right to cancel transactions for non-payment after seven days following the item sale date. All non-payments to be reported to ebay. Customs and overseas duty charges - Charges imposed by international customs agencies are the responsibly of the buyer - I will not be held liable for such charges, (standard international export terms).Please Note - Due to recent acts of Fraud, all items with a sale value of 40.00 GB Pounds Sterling, and over, will now be shipped on a trackable, signed for basis only. Any Genuine claim will be processed through the Insurance offered by the relevant courier / shipping agent - a refund to only be issued after a successful claim with that shipping agent. All fraudulent / false attempts to create a case for 'Item Not Received' will be reported to ebay immediately.SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave Condition: See Description, Region of Origin: Southeast Asian, Product: Box, Age: 1850-1899, Primary Material: Brass, Sub-Type: Betel (Sirih), Original/Repro: Antique Original

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