Chowki are made in various shapes like rectangular, square or octagonal. This octagonal chowki had small turned legs fixed to the horizontal members using metal bracings that were painted.


  • Title: Chowki (Low surface)
  • Location: Atari, Amritsar, Punjab
  • Type: Sapaat (Surface)
  • 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: Turning, Joinery
  • Region: Majha
  • Metal Craft Technique: Casting, Beating, Bending, Painting

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