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" ... supported by twelve pillars, all richly emblazoned with costly gems, and a fringe of pearls ornamented the borders of the canopy. Between the two peacocks stood the figure of a parrot of the ordinary size... "
Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S ... - Page 60
by John Russell Young - 1879 - 1262 pages
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The New Guide to Delhi

Alfred Frederick Pollock Harcourt - 1866 - 142 pages
...been carved out of a single eme" rald (?) On either side of the throne stood a chatta or " umbrella, one of the oriental emblems of royalty ; they " were...high, of " solid gold, and studded with diamonds. The cost of this ' ' superb work of art has been variously stated at sums vary" ing from one to six millions...
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The new guide to Delhi

Alfred Frederick Pollock HARCOURT - 1873 - 143 pages
...been carved out of a single eme" raid (?) On either side of the throne stood a chatta or " umbrella, one of the oriental emblems of royalty ; they " were...formed of crimson velvet, richly 'embroidered and " friuged with pearls, the handles were eight feet high, of " solid gold, and studded with diamonds....
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The Life and Travels of General Grant ...

J. T. Headley - 1879 - 599 pages
...the whole so inlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls and other precious stones of appropriate colors, as to represent life. The throne itself was...diamonds." The ceiling of this hall was of solid silver. But the Persians, Mahrattas and English have plundered it by turns, till nothing remains. CHAPTER XIII....
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The Life and Travels of General Grant ...

J. T. Headley - 1879 - 599 pages
...precious stones of appropriate colors, as to represent life. The throne itself was six feet long byfour feet broad. It stood on six massive feet, which, with...diamonds." The ceiling of this hall was of solid silver. But the Persians, Mahrattas and English have plundered it by turns, till nothing remains. CHAPTER XIII....
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A Journey Round the World in the Years 1875-1876-1877

John Henry Gray - 1879 - 612 pages
...have been carved out of a single emerald. On either side of the throne stood a chatta or umbrella, one of the oriental emblems of royalty ; they were...high, of solid gold, and studded with diamonds. The cost of this superb work of art has been variously stated at sums varying from one to six millions...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 803 pages
...whole so inlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls, and other precious stones of appropriate colors, as to represent life. The throne itself was...was of solid silver. In 1739, when Nadir Shah, the Persian, took Delhi, he broke up the peacock throne, and carried away the jewels ; the Mahrattas came...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 802 pages
...whole so inlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls, and other precious stones of appropriate colors, as to represent life. The throne itself was...was of solid silver. In 1739, when Nadir Shah, the Persian, took Delhi, he broke up the peacock throne, and carried away the jewels; the Mahrattas came...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 802 pages
...stood on six massive feet, which, with the body, were of solid gold, inlaid with rubies, erueralds, and diamonds. It was supported by a canopy of gold,...was of solid silver. In 1739, when Nadir Shah, the Persian, took Delhi, he broke up the peacock throne, and carried away the jewels ; the Mahrattas came...
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From Hong-Kong to the Himalayas: Or, Three Thousand Miles Through India

Edward Warren Clark - 1880 - 368 pages
...said to have been carved out of a single emerald. On either side of the throne stood an umbrella — one of the Oriental emblems of royalty ; they were...high, of solid gold, and studded with diamonds. The cost of this superb work of art has been estimated at sums varying from two to six millions of pounds...
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The Travels of General Grant

J. T. Headley - 1881 - 620 pages
...the whole so inlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls and other precious stones of appropriate colors, as to represent life. The throne itself was...diamonds." The ceiling of this hall was of solid silver. But the Persians, Mahrattas and English have plundered it by turns, till nothing remains. CHAPTER XIII....
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