Indian - Throne and footstool
1561 angled (path).tif 1840-50
1561 with footstool angled shot 1.tif 1840-50
Throne and footstool of carved ivory; with an elaborate cresting flanked by rampant elephants, every surface covered with carved plaques enriched with small cabochon gemstones; green velvet coverings with gold and silver embroidery; cabriole legs.
ProvenancePresented to Queen Victoria by the Maharajah of Travancore in 1851. It was displayed at the Great Exhibition in that year.
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The Travancore Throne
Throne and footstool