FOOTED PLATTER

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June 30, 1556
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Akbar 1556–1605

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Footed Platter
1600s

India, Mughal Dynasty
(1526-1756)
Nephrite (jade)

Diameter: 41.1 cm (16 3/16 in.)

Given in memory of Ambassador R. Henry Norweb 1976.73

DESCRIPTION

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.

EXHIBITION HISTORY

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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