Danda kunda | Mortar & Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Kiryanwala, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The central part of this danda was carved out to be thinner in cross-section to provide a better grip while holding it. The kunda was made by carving it out from a single stone. A handle-like protrusion was provided on the side to make it easier to lift.

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