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).
The foremost is the love and concern of the housewives who make sure their loved ones at work get a healthy home cooked meal when away from home.
This Tiffin or Dabba made of brass has a rare design with floral engraving made on the lid of each compartment and held in place with 2 long handled brass spoons inserted into the slots and screwed tight to close the box from either side.
The dabbawalas of Bombay ( Mumbai ) have been delivering lunches to working people since the last 125 years in these Tiffins and are recognised worldwide as delivering a Six Sigma level of accuracy ie which means only 1 mistake in 6 million deliveries.
Measures : Height 35 cm
Each bowl has a diameter of 13 cm
Each spoon measures 30 cm .
Weight : 1.350 Kilograms
Note: It is recommended to do the tinning of the bowls and the covers prior to use as is a decor piece but usable only after tinning.