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Caddy, Lid, Food, D82.3323

Physical Description

Wooden tea container with fitted lid; tea residue inside. On small, round base. Bowl squat and wide; lid shaped. Wooden with orange and bright yellow paint - floral design- and highly varnished. Interior orange only. Photocopy of original note inside says: "Tibet. Bought in Likiang 1938. Tea, as used by Tibetans in wooden churn with butter". According to 3 visiting Tibetan monks, a storage container, but not for tea (19/2/91).

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Caddy): 66 x 167 x 167mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lid): 73 x 161 x 161mm
Maximum Height: 146mm

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