This unique sculpted peacock in brass is used to store paan. The rear end of the peacock is used for storing the betel leaves while the front body is used to store the other accompanying ingredients like betel nuts and lime.
Title: Paan peti (Box)
Location: Alidhra, Junagadh, Gujarat
Type: Vastu (Object)
Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust