Indian Lucknow Repousse Copper Royal Howdah
Indian Lucknow Repousse Copper Royal Howdah Indian Lucknow Repousse Copper Royal Howdah Indian Lucknow Repousse Copper Royal Howdah Indian Lucknow Repousse Copper Royal Howdah Indian Lucknow Repousse Copper Royal Howdah

Indian Lucknow Repousse Copper Royal Howdah

Ref: D2557

Hand crafted as a seat for riding atop an elephant, this howdah was made with repoussé copper overlaying a carved wooden carcass. It features large bas relief lions passant at each corner, flanking fish insignia; the crest of the Awadh, the Lucknow royal family; moguls of Delhi. It offers many decorative possibilities for use in the western home.

18th century
W 59 D 32.5 H 21 in.
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