Limebox

This portable lime-box made of gold and suasa, an alloy of gold and copper, features an intricate filigree work. The lime-box is secured to a series of gold chain with a nine petalled rosettes constructed from flat gold wires.

Indigenous Name
chimbul
Date/Period
Early 20th century
Region
Aceh, North Sumatra
Dimension
Object size: L8.0 x W6.0 cm
Accession No.
2000-05603
Material
Gold
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Gold