We are a Greek/English family-run business established in the UK in 2011. Since then we have built up a large collection of unique items. Hand-picked from private collectors sales. Our choice of items is based on quality, craftsmanship, cultural interest and beauty. We research every single item and aim to provide as much information as possible about its history and provenance. We have been packing and sending items abroad for many years and have. Even the most fragile pieces including Venetian mirrors, carved chairs and arabesque tables. This Listing is for. A CAMBODIAN WHITE METAL PUMPKIN FORM BOX. These boxes traditionally held betel leaves, nuts, leaves, tobacco and/ or ointments. With a beautiful rose tint on the plain surfaces. And stripes of repousse floral decoration. And filigree leaves on the top. 6.5 cm in diameter, 6 cm high. 69.4 g in weight. Overall in very good condition, some tarnish and wear commensurate with use and age. Please see all photos. In the summer of 2013 our shop featured in the BBC series Antiques Road Trip; we have also worked with prop-masters and costume designers in the film industry, supplying jewellery and antiques for productions such as Mr Holmes (with Ian Mckellan), Viceroy’s House (directed by Gurinder Chadha), the upcoming Disney production Maleficient II, and the TV series Downton Abbey. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\South-East Asian”. The seller is “nasiaauctionsuk” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Southeast Asian
- Product: Box
- Age: Post-1940