Palanquin

Palanquin

Wood partly veneered in inlaid ivory with silver mounts and silvered iron lanterns
Made by Sivakoti Chandrayya
Vishakhapatnam, India
About 1875
Museum no. Loan:Royal.26
Lent by Her Majesty The Queen

Inscribed ‘Sree Bobbili Maharaja’s Ivory-workman Sivakoti Chandrayya of Vizagapatam'

A brass plaque records that this object was presented to the Prince of Wales during his tour of India in 1875-6 by the widowed Rani of Bobbili