Sandook | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Gumtali, Jalandhar, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Glass (Mirror), Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Unlike other examples, this sandook had an open shelf at the top used to keep smaller items of everyday use. The panel at the centre originally had a mirror, and prints of Sikh Gurus encased behind glass.

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