A Golden Treasury: Jewellery from the Indian Subcontinent
Rings, lockets, earrings, necklaces, and native dress ornaments are shown alongside coins and objets d'art, dating from the second century B.C. to the present. Pieces are all represented in exceptional color plates. A catalog section documents each piece explaining its origin, use, and significant history. A map is included. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Formerly Keeper of Eastern Art Gold Coins
Jewellery of the Mughal Period
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