Vintage Brass Tiffin With 4 Food Containers From Western India - Height 28 cm x Diameter 11.5 cm

Vintage tiffin or "Dabba" handcrafted in brass with 4 containers - traditionally used for Indian Bread or rice, lentils, freshly made vegetables and a dessert, not forgetting handwritten messages from a loved one at home.

The word “Dabbawala” in the Indian language when literally translated, means “one who carries a box”. “Dabba” means a box (usually a cylindrical tin , brass or aluminium container) and as a tradition, is filled with homemade food by the lady of the house who makes sure her loved one gets a wholesome meal from home.

Believe it or not, the dabbawalas of Bombay ( Mumbai ) who have been delivering lunches to working people since the last 125 years are recognised as delivering 6 sigma level of accuracy in their Dabba delivery ie which means only 1 mistake in 6 million deliveries.

A Collectors item indeed!

Height 28 cm x Diameter 11.5 cm
Height of each container is 6 cm.
Weight : 1 Kilogram

Note: You may find minor indentations on the surface of the tiffin which are mainly due to the vintage nature of the product and past usage. 

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