Champa, 10th-14th century. The betel holder of cylindrical shape with a recessed circular base, the cover tapering upwards to a stepped conical finial.
Condition: Good condition commensurate with age, with extensive traces of age and wear, few miniscule losses, a fine malachite-green patina, and white betel residue to the interior.
Provenance: Ex-Collection of The Zelnik István Southeast Asian Gold Museum. Institutional art collection in Belgium, acquired from the above.
Weight: 46.7 g
Dimensions: Height 12.8 cm
Literature comparison: Similar pieces in gold are published in The Zelnik Istvan Southeast Asian Gold Museum, page 195, Budapest 2013.
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