Military Lunch Turkish Tiffin Pail Antique 1930 Brass 3 Tier Stackable Locking
Turkish Military Lunch Tiffin Pail Box 1930’s Brass 3 Tier Stackable Locking Presenting an amazing Antique Turkish Tiffin Lunchbox. With five (3) stacking round shaped covered dishes and a brass top handle, all secured in place by a pair of brass rods that unlock with a twist and pull up and out to release the individual covered dishes from the stack. Brass wash finish, tin lined. Sculptural and hand crafted, with decorative etchings and raised, dimensional symbols. Designed to transport and serve a variety of meats, rice and vegetables within the separate containers; the dishes and lids were also used to eat from directly. This is an exotic, stunning and highly collectible folk-art piece, ideal for serving up Turkish cuisine as well as for home decor, restaurant or store display. The lunchbox in its entirety stands 7 inches high x 6 1/2 inches long x 6 3/4 inches wide. Each of the oval covered dishes measures 1 1/2 inches high x 6 3/4 inches wide. The long screw ended rods are 6 1/2 inches long, including the decorative finial at the top. There are signs of traditional usage and age. This piece shows normal soot (amorphous carbon, produced by the incomplete burning of organic matter). Overall, this antique Turkish lunchbox is in original condition, wonderful for its age, and oozing Old World character and charm. Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “webrummage2014″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Time Period Manufactured: 1919-38
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Turkey
- Modified Item: No