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Detail from a map of India and the Middle East, showing the route of the Prince of Wales' tour

Albert Edward's tour aimed to strengthen ties between the two countries

Ram Singh (active c.1870-5)

Salver c.1870-75

RCIN 11469

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This enamelled gold salver was particularly admired for its intricate design. At the time of its production it was the largest enamelled object to be produced and took more than four years to make. The plate depicts two of Jaipur's palaces: The Chandra Mahal and the Jal Mahal also known as the Moon Palace and the Water Palace.