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A catalogue to accompany the Royal Collection exhibition

Kapurthala, c.1870–5

Four perfume holders c. 1870 - 1875

RCIN 11317

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The Prince of Wales met Kharak Singh (1850–77), Raja of Kapurthala, during the reception he held for the rulers of Punjab in Lahore on 18 January 1876. Here the Raja presented him with this set of four perfume holders, cast as seated lions with articulated tongues.