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莫臥兒王朝 鑲金嵌寶馬頭形玉劍柄
Sword handle in the shape of a horse’s head

Period:
Mughal period (1526–1858)
Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
India
Medium:
Jade (nephrite) with gold and stone inlays
Dimensions:
H. 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm); W. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902
Accession Number:
02.18.778
Not on view
Heber R. Bishop , New York (until 1902; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Selections for the Opening of The Florence and Herbert Irving Galleries," 1994.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Bishop Jades," March 30, 2004–February 12, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Passion for Jade: The Heber Bishop Collection," March 14, 2015–June 19, 2016.

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