TK1476 – Wood

$18.00

1 in stock

SKU: TK1476 Category:

Description

This Lime Powder container has been created from redwood that will continue to deepen into a natural burgundy colour with time oil and use. Solid simple work wth a band of motif representing the carvers clan and totemic guardian spirits. Hand carved stopper head represents the carvers ancestor.

10cm  /  4″ tall.

45g  /  1.5oz.

Freight is additional. See Zz freight tables in the left hand categories column. Category A. Insurance and or tracking is additional. Freight prices are subject to change.

Because of the diameter of this treasure it must be sent as a parcel. You can put 2 or 3 items of a similar weight into one parcel to maximize shipping.

Selecting, offering, cutting, chewing and spitting of Pua holds high social bearing in the structure of Timorese Society and the Atoni have created a spectacular and varied betel nut accessory or paraphernalia around it. Containers to hold the Betel and Sirih and Tobacco, different ones to hold the lime powder, cutters and mashers to help you keep right on chewing when your teeth are too worn down and bags to keep it all in.

For more information about Betel nut and its place in Timorese society please click on the Timor icon in the main menu and select Culture.

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