Chowki | Low surface


Category: Sapaat
Location: Beawar, Ajmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Merwara
Materials: Metal (Silver), Wood
Metal craft technique: Cladding, Embossing
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Located in a Jain temple in Ajmer, this chowki was placed in front of the deity to keep offerings on. It was made from wood and clad with silver and had floral patterns embossed on it. The legs resemble the cabriole and paw-feet type of legs.

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