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Treasures from India
Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection

Navina Najat Haidar and Courtney Ann Stewart

India's rich tradition of jeweled arts has produced extravagant and opulent creations that range from ornaments for every part of the body to ceremonial court objects such as boxes, daggers, and thrones.  Starting with the Mughal rulers of India (1526–1858) and continuing to the present day, this artistic practice is characterized by an abundance of costly materials such as gold, ivory, jade, and precious stones of astounding size and quality, which artists have used to create unique and valuable works.


Treasures from India presents 60 iconic works from the world-renowned Al-Thani collection, accompanied by a text that introduces readers to their significance within the history of Indian jeweled arts. Included are so...

2014   144 pp.  137 color + 18 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300208870  $40.00

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