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Salver

Salver

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Nephrite, carved and polished using abrasives

  • Credit Line:

    Wells Bequest

  • Museum number:

    1641A-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

An oval salver with a scalloped edge and margin, fashioned to a high standard from translucent, greyish green nephrite jade. The central panel is decorated with floral motifs carved in relief within a narrow, raised border. There is a small chip to the edge.
The salver rests upon a short, narrow ring carved in relief from the smooth, polished base.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Materials and Techniques

Nephrite, carved and polished using abrasives

Dimensions

Length: 158.5 mm 1641A-1882 +/- 0.5, Width: 128.9 mm 1641A-1882, Height: 4.5 to 6.5 mm 1641A-1882, Thickness: 0.8 to 0.9 mm 1641A-1882, Length: 136.5 mm 1641A-1882 +/- 0.5, Width: 107.5 mm 1641A-1882 +/- 0.5, Height: 0.4 to 0.5 mm 1641A-1882

Descriptive line

Salver, oval with scalloped edge, carved floral decoration, greyish green nephrite jade, India

Materials

Nephrite

Categories

Gemstones; Hardstone

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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