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Located in a Jain temple in Ajmer, this chowki was placed in front of the deity to keep offerings on. It was made from wood and clad with silver and had floral patterns embossed on it. The legs resemble the cabriole and paw-feet type of legs.

Details

  • Title: Chowki (Low surface)
  • Location: Beawar, Ajmer, 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 (Silver), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Merwara
  • Metal Craft Technique: Cladding, Embossing

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