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A WHITE ENAMELLED GOLD BOX WITH A GEM SET JADE LID
A WHITE ENAMELLED GOLD BOX WITH A GEM SET JADE LID
A WHITE ENAMELLED GOLD BOX WITH A GEM SET JADE LID
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A WHITE ENAMELLED GOLD BOX WITH A GEM SET JADE LID

NORTH INDIA, 1650-1700

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A WHITE ENAMELLED GOLD BOX WITH A GEM SET JADE LID
NORTH INDIA, 1650-1700
The entire exterior surface of the gold box including the underside is decorated in white enamel with red floral designs, the interior is undecorated and in plain gold, the jade lid is gem set with rubies and diamonds on top, the undersides bears an engraved flowerhead framed with a band of enamelled gold with floral designs, four small feet
2 3/8 ins. (6.2 cm) high; 3¼ ins. (8.2 cm.) diam.
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The white enamel design on the underside is almost identical to that of a pair of earrings (karnphul) formerly in the collection of Sheikh Saoud al-Thani and now in the Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar (Tan, 2002, no.11, pp.44-5).

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