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A silver clad sinhaasan with highly stylised lionheads as armrests was on display in Amar Mahal, which is the silver gallery of the Udaipur City Palace. The throne belonged to the Maharana and was used during the Durbar gatherings at the Palace.

Details

  • Title: Sinhaasan (Throne)
  • Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Silver), Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Textile Craft Technique: Upholstery
  • Region: Mewar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Cladding, Embossing

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