Chowki | Low surface
Location: The South Asia Collection from Rajasthan, Rajasthan
Materials: Metal (Brass), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: SADACC, UK
It is said that the number of edges of a chowki implies the number of people who can dine on it. In the case of an octagram shaped one, the eight corners imply that a group of maximum eight people could dine sitting around it.