This chowki, recorded in a private collection in Ludhiana, was labelled and referred to as a masaledani (spice box). This attribution was because a chowki was sometimes specifically used to store spices inside.


  • Title: Chowki (Larder)
  • Location: Ludhiana, Ludhiana, Punjab
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Carving
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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