Box with lid
A bamboo container to hold slaked lime for betel nut chewing. Bamboo flasks for the lime taken with betelnut were made throughout the Solomon Islands, but the incised designs on this example are characteristic of Isabel Island.
|Full Name||lime box and cover|
|Common Name||box with lid|
|Production country||Solomon Islands|
|Production town||Isabel (by style); Santa Ysabel or Florida (Gela) (by register)|
|Production date||19th century|
|Production year high||1865|