In the pictures are four tambaccu daan from The South Asia Collection. Their provenance within Rajasthan is unknown. Each box is made differently using a range of craft techniques. The ones on top are made from wood and metal. The ones at the bottom are made from terracotta.


  • Title: Tambaccu daan (Tobacco box)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Earth (Terracotta), Metal (Iron, Brass), Wood

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