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  • Place of origin:

    Savantvadi (made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour on paper, the procession is led by an elephant carrying a mahout (driver) and a howdah containing three passengers. It is followed by a nobleman being carried in a palanquin by four bearers, with two attendants carrying circular and peacock-feather fans.

Place of Origin

Savantvadi (made)


mid 19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour on paper

Descriptive line

Painting, procession led by an elephant, with a ruler being carried in a palanquin, watercolour on paper, Savantvadi, mid 19th century

Production Note

Although paintings of this type have been popularly attributed to Paithan in Maharashtra, they are painted in the area around Savantvadi in that state.


Paint; Watercolour; Paper



Subjects depicted

Procession; Palanquin; Elephant; Howdah


Paintings; Animals and Wildlife; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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