Traditional Copper Mid Century Design Round Paan Dan | Beetle Nut Box With 6 Containers. Dia 19 cm x Ht 15 cm
Inspired by Mughal architecture, this stunning round copper Paan Daan with 6 storage containers is a traditional box for storing beetle leaves and condiments, handcrafted by artisans of North India and represents the glory of the Mughal era with its mid century design.
Handcrafted in excellent quality copper with beautiful floral motifs engraved on the entire box and storage containers, show off the intricate craftsmanship of the skilled artisans and is a Collectors item, often passed on from one generation to the next.
The paan daan has a removable engraved round tray cover inside with 6 storage cylindrical and handi shape containers for condiments and a heavy cover fitted with a beautifully engraved latch and chains on the back and a curved handle.
The containers are for storing condiments that go into making of the paan like cardomom, sukhi or meethi supari , kathaa, cloves and sometimes Tambaku and the beetle nut leaves.
Such traditional Paan Daans can be found in affluent Indian households as the paan is eaten through out the day mostly by the ladies / head of the family and offered to guests as a welcome gesture.
Measures: Diameter 19 cm x Height without handle is 15 cm.