Antique Indian Brass Betel Nut Cutter (sarota) C. 1900
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Antique Indian Brass Betel Nut Cutter (sarota) C. 1900:
Indian Brass Betel Nut Cutter (Sarota) REF: M2248 DESCRIPTION
In Southeast Asia, the betel nut is cut into pieces with an instrument called a sarota and chewed as a digestive stimulant and mild narcotic. This antique example is cast in brass. In Hinduism it is also used as an offering. DATE
c. 1900 DIMENSIONS
Width 2 Depth 2 Height 5 in. CONDITION
Wear consistent with age and use. Please review photos. NOTE
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