Chowki | Larder
Location: Ludhiana, Ludhiana, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This chowki, recorded in a private collection in Ludhiana, was labelled and referred to as a masaledani (spice box). This attribution was because a chowki was sometimes specifically used to store spices inside.