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Group of Indonesian Betel Nut Cutters

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Start price: $100

Estimated price: $200 - $300

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Fine group of vintage betel nut cutters in brass and iron with copper inlay. Two cutters are stylized as peacocks, one much more elaborate than the other. In the gilt gold example the peacock is intricately decorated with incised designs. Iron betel cutter with copper inlay in floral detail, red painted designs throughout. Size of largest 6 1/2" H

Condition: Each in well preserved condition overall with fine patina throughout.