Chowki | Low surface

Details

Category: Sapaat
Location: Kanvaliyas, Bhilwara, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A simple chowki like this is made using wood. The joinery between the lathe turned legs and the surface are strengthened by using metal braces at the corner. This chowki was used to place a thali to dine from during festivals

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