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photograph of current display in the Grand Vestibule
Grand Vestibule: The British Monarchy and the World

The Grand Vestibule at Windsor Castle reflects interaction between the monarchy and the wider world

East and South-East Asia

Sumatran kris and sheath. The pattern-welded iron blade is straight, with a dull pamir. The ivory hilt is of 'kingfisher' form, and is connected to the blade by a copper mendaq with a gold ring. The top of the wooden scabbard (wrangka) is plain, and the l

Revered daggers from Indonesia, Malaysia and other parts of South-East Asia

Gold and enamelled vessels from Siam
Siam (now Thailand)

Dazzling gifts given to Queen Victoria by King Rama IV of Siam

Large Imperial shallow box, with rounded sides and flanged rim, the matching cover with almost flat top. With many layers of ochre-yellow, green and red lacquer applied over a wood base. Carved on the top, a circular panel within a ‘meander scroll&r
Imperial boxes

Lacquer boxes sent to George III by the Qianlong Emperor

Rectangular box, with flanged rim to accommodate the cover, the top slightly domed and rounded at the edge and corners. Lacquered black, and painted over the top and sides in shades of gold, with a leafy vine scroll with superimposed prunus spray roundels
An Historic Agreement with Japan

Gifts to mark the 1858 Treaty of Amity and Commerce between Japan and Britain

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