Danda kunda | Mortar & Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Serdha, Kaithal, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Earth (Terracotta), Wood
Earth craft technique: Firing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

While the danda is most often made from different types of wood varying only in their techniques, the kunda is made from different materials. This terracotta kunda was made by a local potter. Chips of stone were inlaid at the bottom of the kunda to prevent it from cracking or breaking while crushing spices.

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