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Ram Singh (active c.1870-5)


Gold and enamel | 2.7 x 32.3 cm (whole object) | RCIN 11469

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The intricate enamelling on this salver was said to have taken four years to complete before being presented to the Prince. The round panels depict the Chandra Mahal and the Jal Mahal, two palaces in Jaipur.
  • Creator(s)

    Ram Singh (active c.1870-5) (enameller)

    Indian; Jaipur (style)

    Indian (nationality)

  • 2.7 x 32.3 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to King Edward VII, when Prince of Wales, during his tour of India in 1875-76 by Ram Singh II, Maharaja of Jaipur.

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      • Decorative techniques & surface decoration
        • Floral decorations
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Palaces
      • Decorative motifs
        • Diaper pattern
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Elephants
            • Apes & Monkeys
          • Birds