A delightful container crafted from wood and bamboo. The bamboo side is also strengthened with brass and there is a hand forged brass handle on the lid. This piece still has a leftover smell of Tibetan butter and was clearly used as a butter container but could equally be used to store spices.
Origin: Collected in Tibet in the 1980s and part of the Stone Routes Collection.
Age: 19th C
Material: Wood, bamboo and brass
Diameter: 4 inches (approx)
Height: 2 inches (approx)