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Snakes and Ladders (gyan chaupar) Board of "large Pahari type" (with 342 squares). At the top are depictions of three deities: Śiva, Viṣṇu and Brahma.
- Production date
Height: 57 centimetres
Width: 56.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The name written on the reverse of the game-board (ie Karan Singh I) is not that of the ruler of Chamba at that time (ie 1887). He was Raja Sham Singh (ruled 1873-1904).
Bibliography: Topsfield 1985, pls.9-11.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2005 22 Jan-16 Jun, Wallsend, Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum, Across the Board
2005 23 Jul-17 Sep, Exeter, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Across the Board
2005 1 Oct-31 Dec, Gosport, Discovery Centre, Across the Board
2006 28 Jan-1 May, Leicester, New Walk Museum & Gallery, Across the Board
2006 26 May-3 Sep, Lincoln, City and County Museum, Across the Board
2006-2007 23 Sep-21 Jan, Luton Museum, Across the Board
- creased but good
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Bought in Florence from Michele Valvassori of Ravenna, dealer in Indian art
- Registration number