Ok ,This item dates from around the 1940's-
Vintage Tribal West Timor Lime container
Chewing the mixture of areca nut and betel leaf is a tradition, custom or ritual which dates back thousands of years in much of the geographical areas from South Asia eastward to the Pacific.
It constitutes an important and popular cultural activity in many Asian and Oceanic countries, It is not known how or when the areca nut and the betel leaf were first combined into one psychoactive drug. Archaeological evidence from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines suggests they have been used in tandem for at least 4000 years.
This relic is made from cherry wood=hardwood-Scrimshaw Buffalo horn -
Measures 7inch x 2inch at bottom