The pots are from northern India. They have been used in the household for storing milk, yogurt and the like. The size of the pot was based on the size of the family. Small pots have been used in small families and large pots in large families. The pots are made of wood, and there may be cracks and knots in the wood, and the wood type is different from product to product. The pots are all unique in in size, shape, colour, etc.