Most Indian households used Degchi pots made in copper and brass to cook food. The practical and visual characteristic include an upward taper - which makes the object easy to to grab and lift; and ensures that the steam condenses and rolls down the walls - keeping the flavour and aroma of the food intact.


  • Title: Kettledrum
  • Date Created: circa 19th to 20th century
  • Location: Rajasthan, IN
  • Physical Dimensions: 10.75 (h) x 13.5 (d) in
  • Type: Utilitarian Object
  • Contributor: Vinod Joshi
  • Medium: Brass
  • Photography: Nupur Agrawal
  • Hindi Word: Degchi

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