Jar with Cover (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

18th century
Indian
Containers-Vessels
Metalwork
silver
probably Rajasthan or Gujarat, India
Overall: 4 15/16 × 4 1/8 in. dia. (12.54 × 10.48 cm)
2003.57a-b
This covered jar shows a king and queen enthroned on opposite sides of its rounded body, attended by servants bearing wine and holding fans. These figures, and two flowering trees, are framed in the arches of a running arcade punctuated by cypress-tree columns.
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
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