Chowki | Low surface
Location: Nawalgarh, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Made from wood and finished with a coat of varnish, this chowki had intricate carvings on the edge rails of the surface. New examples like this are commonly found in use at havelis turned into heritage hotels where vernacular furniture is used to create cultural experiences.