London, South Kensington
12 October 2000
A late Timurid or early Safavid dark green jade circular personal seal 17th Century and later
carved with bands of calligraphy, mounted on a later white metal ring -- 7/8in. (2.3cm.) diam.; a carnelian agate pendant of oval shape, carved with a central panel of calligraphy surrounded by a further band of script, on a white metal mount -- 1¼in. (3.1cm.) wide; three further carnelian agate white metal mounted pendants, of square and oval shape, carved with calligraphy -- 1¼in. (3.1cm.) max. wide; and a green jade octagonal seal, carved with calligraphy, on a later white metal mounted bracelet -- 7/8in. (2.3cm.) diam., (old wear).
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