This elegant tube has a superb patina, clearly visible when the lid is removed and the lighter colour of the weaving inside the sleeve is compared. It is constructed on a loose bamboo tube as an inner lining to preserve its shape and protect its contents. Length 20 cm / 8 inches.
Note: The lesser Sundas are a group of small islands off the coast of Java which include Lombok, Flores. Alor and Rote islands as well as several others.