An antique Indian embossed brass Betel nut, Pandan box or bread box with lock handle.
Makers mark / hallmarks: none
Sourced: in Kent, U.K.
Age: circa 1910’s
Known background: typically used in the past for storing betel leaf, betel nut, dry tobacco, lime, catchu, and saffron.
Size roughly: 20 x 15 cm – 8 x 6 inches (to top of handle – large than previous ones we have had pass through the store)
Weight roughly: 920g (ask about cheaper shipping options if you are not in a rush)
Condition: in antique condition with signs of previous use, patina and tarnish, knocks and dings, top knob may be bent or made this way
Shipped from France