Betel nut cutter (Indian or Ceylonese)

Made:
1801-1900 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

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Iron and ivory betel nut cutters, probably Indian or Sri Lankan (formerly Ceylon), 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A155140
Materials:
complete, iron and ivory
type:
betel-nut cutter
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
de Silva