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Fossil cooking pot

Fossil cooking pot

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At a time when the king pushed all of Imphal valley to convert to Hinduism from the 1700s onwards, a small group of Meiteis chose to become social castaways in order to continue practicing their indigenous Sanamahi faith. Charai Taba, practiced only by the married women. 

The Charai Taba pot is a cooking pot that is made in Meithei, India. The traditional use of this pot is for cooking and storing food. The pot is used for cooking vegetables and rice, as well. Charai Taba is a rare coil pottery that uses stacks of coil and slabs to give forms. The distinct look of this pottery is its natural fossil like imprints that imports you to the bygone era. 

Dimension or Weight

Upper Diameter 26 cms
Height 13 cms
Base Diameter 17 cms
Weight : 2.5 Kg
Lid Diameter 22 cms Height 9 cms

Care information

Dry dust and occasionally if only needed rinse with clean water. For stubborn stains and odors you may use 1-2 tablespoons of baking soda in warm water and wash as normal.


Locally sourced clay

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