Chowki | Low surface
Location: The South Asia Collection from Rajasthan, Rajasthan
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Source: SADACC, UK
This is a ten-legged wooden chowki which is covered with a thin layer of intricately painted paper. Though the provenance of this chowki is not exactly known, it is believed to be from the Marwar region owing to the style of painting and examples of such painted furniture from the region.