Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection

Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection

by Navina Najat Haidar, Courtney Ann Stewart


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300208870
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 11/25/2014
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Navina Najat Haidar is curator and administrator, and Courtney Ann Stewart is senior research assistant, both in the Department of Islamic Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Table of Contents

Sponsor's Statement 6

Director's Foreword 7

Introduction Sheila R. Candby 8

Jewels of India in the Al-Thani Collection Navina Najat Haidar 11

Works in the Exhibition Navina Najat Haidar Courtney Ann Stewart

Refinements in Jade and Hardstone 25

Gold from the Courts of the North and South 41

Traditional and Modern Styles 57

Cartier and Western Jewelers 97

Contemporary Creations 115

List of Illustrations 123

Notes 129

Publication Record 131

Selected Bibliography 134

Acknowledgments 139

Index 141

Photograph Credits 144

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