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" But that which in my opinion is the most costly7 thing about this magnificent throne is that the twelve columns supporting the canopy are surrounded with beautiful rows of pearls, which are round and of fine water, and weigh from 6 to 10 carats each.... "
From Constantinople to the home of Omar Khayyam - Page 118
by Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson - 1911 - 317 pages
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Travels in India, Volume 1

Jean-Baptiste Tavernier - India - 1889
...surrounded with beautiful rows of pearls, which are round and of fine water, and weigh from 6 to 10 carats each. At 4 feet distance from the throne there...of red velvet, and are embroidered and fringed all round with pearls. This is what I have been able to observe regarding this famous throne, commenced...
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Histoire de la Dernière Révolution Des États Du Gran Mogul

François Bernier - India - 1891 - 497 pages
...surrounded with beautiful rows of pearls, which are round and of fine water, and weigh from 6 to 10 carats each. At 4 feet distance from the throne there...height are covered with diamonds, rubies, and pearls. The umbrellas are of red velvet, and are embroidered and fringed all round with pearls. This is what...
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Travels in the Mogul Empire

Francois Bernier - 1996 - 497 pages
...surrounded with beautiful rows of pearls, which are round anil of fine water, and weigh from 6 to 10 carats each. At 4 feet distance from the throne there...height are covered with diamonds, rubies, and pearls. The umbrellas are of red velvet, and are embroidered and fringed all round with pearls. This is what...
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Peacock in Indian Art, Thought and Literature

Krishna Lal - Art, Indic - 2006 - 169 pages
...from 6 to 10 carats each. At 4 feet distance from the throne two umbrellas are fixed, on either side, the sticks of which for 7 or 8 feet in height are...and pearls. These umbrellas are of red velvet, and embroidered and fringed all round with pearls. "This is what I have been able to observe regarding...
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