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ANUP MAHAL (Privy Council Room) has over elaborate prettiness - the gold vermilion varnished work. Accents are effected by slightly raising the relief by replacing vermilion background with a glorying green, blue and violet, by motifs treated completely in gold and by mirrors and mirrors or glass mosaic . The richest gilt reliefs are found between the arches on top of the columns, which show leaf work, but by multiplication of the leaves and flowers the impression of a hill covered with jungle is obtained. The glass mosaic shows Rama and Sita in domed pairlions and surrounded by Laxmana, Hanuman and other Royal followers. Anup Mahal also features one throne where the ruler would sit and entertain most of his foreign guests and highly placed officials. Old and antique carpets adorn Anup Mahal. Maharaja Ganga Singhji had one carpet made in Bikaner Jail, this carpet was modeled on Persian design. It also matches the walls of the room. This carpet is a product of the jail, which leaves most visitors spell bound.




Interior of Anup Mahal