Sandook | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Ratan Khurd, Amritsar, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This intricately carved sandook was placed in the courtyard of a house under renovation. It was divided horizontally into two compartments and the opening of each was provided with double doors. It was owned by the lady of the house whose father had commissioned it for her wedding around eighty years ago.

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