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Name of Object:

Cameo

Location:

Doha, Qatar

Holding Museum:

Museum of Islamic Art

Date:

Hegira 11th century / AD 17th century

Type of object:

Jewellery

Museum Inventory Number:

HS.4

Period / Dynasty:

Mughal

Provenance:

India

Description:

One of the four cameos existing of the Emperor Shah Jahan. This portrait is a good example of the lapidary skills of the age, with each contour and texture in detail.

Citation of this web page:

 "Cameo" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;qt;Mus21;15;en&id=portraits

MWNF Working Number: QT 15

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