Exquisite vintage "Kum Kum" box handcrafted by artisans from the South of India, also called a Chopra with 7 compartments with a beautifully crafted peacock in the centre with a dark patina finish.
The miniature Nandi bull crafted at the tip of the opening serves as the lock for the Kum Kum box .
Crafted from excellent quality brass and a dark brown patina finish, such hand made ornate kum kum boxes were used by ladies of in the mid century for storing make up and other fashionable items such as eyeliners, vermilion or sindhoor ( The red pigment used by married Indian women ) and "Bindis" - large colourful dots of cloth for their forehead.
This is a collectors item decorated with an engraved peacock and its 7 round compartments.
A great conversation starter, this vintage makeup kum kum will enhance any space in your home.
Height:15 cm x Dia 15 cm with 7 round compartments when open.
Height of the kum kum box 4 cm / Each compartment is of 3 cm dia.
Length of the peacock : 10 cm
Weight : 1.35 kilograms