Paniyaro | Water pitcher storage
Location: Bhad Ghed, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Earth (Ceramic), Stone
Earth craft technique: Tiling
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing, Masonry, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A rectangular wall niche to store water pots, fitted with a shelf or two to accommodate utensils. Wall niches like this one, were most commonly found in the houses of farming communities of Porbandar.