This octagonal shaped throne, cushioned with silk fabric, was on display in the courtroom of the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. The throne was complemented with a footstool called charan chowki. Both pieces of furniture had similar cabriole legs.


  • Title: Sinhaasan (Throne)
  • Location: Jodhpur, Jodhpur, 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, Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
  • Textile Craft Technique: Upholstery
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Gilding

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