Tiffin Carrier / Food Container

Geography
Asia, SYRIA, DAMASCUS
Date Early to Mid 20th century
Object Name Food Container
Medium Brass
Dimensions
Overall container: 7 1/2 × 8 7/16 × 8 7/16 in. (19 × 21.5 × 21.5 cm)
a). Top lid: 2 3/8 × 8 7/16 × 8 7/16 in. (6 × 21.5 × 21.5 cm)
b). Top container: 1 9/16 × 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (4 × 16.5 × 16.5 cm)
c). Lid to second container: 3/8 × 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (1 × 16.5 × 16.5 cm)
d). Second container: 1 3/4 × 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (4.5 × 16.5 × 16.5 cm)
e). Lid to third container: 3/8 × 6 7/16 × 6 7/16 in. (1 × 16.4 × 16.4 cm)
f). Third container: 1 3/4 × 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (4.5 × 16.5 × 16.5 cm)
g). Bottom container: 1 3/4 × 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (4.5 × 16.5 × 16.5 cm)
h). Rod: 7 5/16 × 13/16 × 13/16 in. (18.5 × 2 × 2 cm)
i). Rod: 7 5/16 × 13/16 × 13/16 in. (18.5 × 2 × 2 cm)
Credit Line Museum of International Folk Art, IFAF Collection, gift of Dr. and Mrs. O. R. Sellers, FA.1975.16.19a-i
Accession number FA.1975.16.19a-i
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