Antique Dhokra Brass Joker / Jester Hinged Betel Box

$228.00

An incredible antique Indian cast metal joker or jester form box. This piece was made in the traditional style of Dhokra, an ancient folk art tradition of lost-wax metal casting found in the eastern states of India. These specific pieces were often designed to store betel nuts. It is an extremely rare and highly collectible piece with it's joker or jester head - we've never seen another like it! It would make a beautiful addition to a your home.

Believed to date back to the 1930's. The box is in good shape for it's age with beautiful natural patina.

The box is 6" wide x 5" deep x 8 1/2" tall
Weights 4.8 pounds



About Wesley and Rose Curios:

Inspired by my grandparents, Wesley and Rose, who's home and personal style was influenced by mid-century designs, a love of entertaining, an insatiable appetite for worldly travels, all with a touch of southern charm. I scour flea markets, estate sales and thrift stores hunting for one of a kind vintage gems that remind me of them and I am so very happy to share these treasures with you! Thank you so much for stopping by y'all!

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