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Vintage Copper Tiffin Stack Lunch Pail Carrier Engraved Copper Design Stacking lunchbox
Copper Tiffin Ornate Etched 3 bowl stack Brass handles utensils 1900-1940s Dabba, Tinkat
Antique copper early 1900s urn stand included Vintage home decor Rustic copper
Vintage kitchen lunch pail stacking lunch carrier

Hammered stainless steel interior electroplated copper finish exterior
Hand forged brass bale handle for carrying
Brass fork spoon threaded screw handles to fasten dish compartments securely
Hand etched copper decorative designs India Turkish style
3 stacking dishes Unscrew spoon & fork to separate bowls
VG vintage condition Bowl rims show bit of copper loss Complete set with utensils
Unique rare display piece Turkish style vintage engraved copper

Stacking lunch pails are known as tiffin carriers, tiffin boxes or tiffins.
Traditionally an English Tiffin or stacking lunch pail set includes 2 or more stacks
of stainless steel containers that lock together. Tiffin is a word for lunch or ‘light meal’.
Named in British India from the British tradition of afternoon tea, a sip of tea or ‘tiffing’ was replaced by the Indian tradition of an afternoon meal or lunch.
Tiffin also refers to a packed lunch or snack & a catch all term for a traditional
Indian lunch dish made from curried rice, vegetables & spicy meats.
Tiffin stacked lunch boxes or Dabba, Tinkat, depending on the culture.
Vintage antique Tiffins range from simple enamelware to exquisite & elaborate
decorated styles fashioned for the wealthy.

Middle & top bowls stack onto base bowl Large fork and spoon fit through
brass side handles on lid Utensils are screwed into base bowl handles to secure
the Tiffin bowls of for easy transport Vintage British India Turkish or Middle Eastern lunch pails copper & brass Collectible Most antique Tiffin lunchboxes are missing original utensils
Complete set in VG condition Rare find

Hand forged brass spoon & fork with lathe turned handles threaded at end
Spoon & Fork measure 8.25 in L Overall H just over 11 inches Bowls are 5.5 in W
Antique stacking lunch pail tiffin measures 9 in H without top 2 in H bale handle
Interior polished hammered stainless steel

Antique copper stand included!
Three leg cut out design solid copper stand is from an antique coffee urn set.
Lovely compliment for displaying the Tiffin lunch pail

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Vintage Copper Tiffin Stack Lunch Pail Carrier Engraved Tinkat


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: stainless steel, copper, electroplate, brass, metal
  • Only ships within United States.
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