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Wooden Opium Water Kharal Bowl from India.
Handcarved from one piece of wood, Pre 1940’s.These wooden bowls or ‘Kharal’ come from the desert regions of western Rajasthan. Opium is still a great part of the culture outside the cities. Opium water is sieved into the Kharal from where it’s poured into the hands and slurped.
Dimensions are approximately 30cm x 10cm wide x 6cm high.
Each one varies slightly in colour and style.