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Bezoar Stone with Case and Stand

Object Name: Bezoar stone with case and stand
Date: 17th century
Geography: India
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Container: silver; pierced, chased, and mercury-gilded Goa stone: compound of organic and inorganic materials; mercury-gilded
Dimensions: Altogether: .1, .2a,b, .3: H. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm) Diam. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) Wt. 2.4 oz. (68 g) Goa Stone: .1: H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm) Diam. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) Wt. 1 oz. (28.4 g) Case: .2a,b, together: H. 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) Diam. 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) Wt. 1 oz. (28.4 g) Stand: .3: H. 1 in. (2.5 cm) Diam. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) Wt. 0.4 oz. (11.3 g)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon S. Haight, 1980
Accession Number: 1980.228.1, .2a, b, .3

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