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Betel Nut Cutter

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Provenance

From the Samuel Eilenberg collection of betel-related implements. Purchased in Asia between 1953 and 1992.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Samuel Eilenberg

Indian, late 18th–19th century

Dimensions

17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.166

Medium or Technique

Tarnished white metal

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational