betel container

Silver container for betel ingredients in the shape of a reachea-sey, a legendary creature of bear parentage which grew to be as strong as a lion. It was called 'the king of the wild beasts' and its skin was considered to be one of the emblems of royal authority. It has large ears, a flame motif on the top of its head and a long tail which curls over its back and points upwards behind its neck.

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