Exhibitions/ Treasures from India

Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection

At The Met Fifth Avenue
October 28 / 2014–January 25 / 2015
Exhibitions are free with Museum admission.

Exhibition Overview

This exhibition of some sixty jeweled objects from the private collection formed by Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani provides a glimpse into the evolving styles of the jeweled arts in India from the Mughal period until the present day, with emphasis on later exchanges with the West.

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The exhibition is made possible by Cartier.


Exhibition Objects




Finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan, ca. 1790. South India, Mysore. Gold, inlaid with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; lac core. The Al-Thani Collection. © Servette Overseas Limited 2013. All rights reserved.