Dablo | Container
Location: Nageshri, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Brass, Iron)
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Embossing, Engraving, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
As a symbol of reverence for the container, this dablo is placed on a bajot or a surface elevated from the ground. Due to the valuable nature of its contents, a dablo can be secured with a heavy iron lock, like the one seen in this image.