Monthly Archives: April 2015

Guarding the corners of the throne: Tiger Head Finials

A watercolour dating to 1800 by Anna Tonelli, an Italian artist who accompanied Lady Clive on her tour in South India as governess to the Clive children, shows an octagonal throne with eight finials and a large central tiger support … Continue reading

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