Chained silver box, probably for tobacco

Silver case, probably for tobacco

Silver tobacco or sirih box. Such boxes are common in Indonesia, including Sumatra. This tobacco box is decorated with the three Chinese star gods Fu Lu Shou, or also Hock Lock Siew in Hokkien. These gods bring good luck, prosperity, and long life.ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊManufactured according to a Chinese method of decoration, which is especially appreciated by Indo-Chinese and indigenous women in West Java,…