Vintage tiffin or Dabba handcrafted in brass in a rich copper finish with a spoon and 5 compartments - Traditionally used for Indian Bread , rice, lentils and freshly made vegetables, 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 of tiffin is 37 cm x Diameter 12.5 cm
Height of each container :
3 compartments are 5.5 cm | one is 6 cm and bottom one is 9.5 cm height.
Weight : 1.45 Kilograms
The spoon measures 13 cm in length.