AN IBEX-HEADED CARVED JADE CUP
AN IBEX-HEADED CARVED JADE CUP
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AN IBEX-HEADED CARVED JADE CUP

NORTH INDIA, 1660-1680

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AN IBEX-HEADED CARVED JADE CUP
NORTH INDIA, 1660-1680
Set with ruby eyes framed in gold, silver support-ring on foot
3 ¼ ins. (8.4 cm.) across
Literature
Forsyth and McElney 1994, p.413, no.350
Exhibited
The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, pp.48-49, no,23
Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.88, no.57
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.109, no.59
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, pp.128-29, no.62
de Young Legion of Honor, San Francisco 2018, p. 68, no. 16

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Lot Essay

The present cup is similar to a carved jade wine cup made for the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, dated to 1657, in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (IS.12-1962).

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