Carved Nephrite Jade Button

inset with foiled rubies Mugal, India

17th Century

Diam: 41 mm. (1 5/8 in.)

#4499

ex: Private Collection, London. Acquired by Antiquarium in New York, 2007

Published: Content, Derek, Ollemans, Sue & Antiquarium, Ltd.; Asian Jewels. Vol.2 (New York, 2018) no.64

Comparandum: Mazzeo, D.; India : la corte e il tempio : gioielli dal Museo nazionale di Nuova Delhi (Rome, 1996) no.11