A simple chowki like this is made using wood. The joinery between the lathe turned legs and the surface are strengthened by using metal braces at the corner. This chowki was used to place a thali to dine from during festivals


  • Title: Chowki (Low surface)
  • Location: Kanvaliyas, Bhilwara, Rajasthan
  • Type: Sapaat (Surface)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Mewar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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