Vintage 19.5 cm Tall Brass Milk Pail With Handle and Latch

This Milk Pail is a vintage and can be seen in every household in India. Made from solid brass with a lid and a latch, this is a collectors item.

The word “Doodhwala” in the Indian language when literally translated, means “one who sells milk from a can or pail”. “Doodh” means milk and is sold from a large pail which is usually a cylindrical tin , brass or aluminium container.

A typical morning in India is the familiar " Milk man " from the closest village on his bicycle going from house to house delivering Cow or buffalo milk in the neighbourhood fresh from his dairy in such cans which though are much larger.

Size: Height 19.5 cm x diameter 10 cm 

Weight : 700 grams