June 30, 1556
India, Mughal Dynasty
Diameter: 41.1 cm (16 3/16 in.)
Given in memory of Ambassador R. Henry Norweb 1976.73
Emperors Jahangir and Shah Jahan both admired jade. The material linked them to their ancestor Timur, whose tombstone in Samarkand was carved from a large piece of jade. This platter probably would have been used for serving fruit at courtly gatherings.
The Cleveland Museum of Art (07/31/2016-10/23/2016); Art and Stories from Mughal India.
Year in Review, 1976. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (February 1-March 6, 1977).
Object Lessons: Cleveland Creates an Art Museum. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (June 7-September 8, 1991).
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