Oblong and bivalve brass and bronze lime container (killotaya), this is a typical object from Sri Lanka. A chain is fitted with an attached spatula (missing here).
Sri Lanka (Ceylon), 19th Century
Longueur : 12 cm (4-3/4 in.).
Lime was mixed in the traditional betel nut composition (paan) which was greatly appreciated in the Indian subcontinent.
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