Bombay: Marg Publications, 1995. Hardcover. Black cloth with white lettering. Black dust jacket with color illustration, white lettering. Illustrated endpapers. viii + 136 pp. Filled with color and BW plates. VG-/VG-. Edge wear to dust jacket. Owner's sticker on flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight but for some edge tanning. Item #168051
"This volume presents new research on a wide range of subjects, including the early jewellery of Bengal worn by both men and women during the Shunga period; a study of Bodhisattva jewellery under the Kushans; a survey of the richly jewelled crowns and other artefacts held in the temples of Karnataka; the gem-trading activities of the Portuguese in India from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century; the royal jewellery of Tirumala Nayaka in seventeenth-century Madurai; an important group of ornaments collected by the Dutch before 1754; Indian jewellery and the great nineteenth-century European exhibitions; and the manufacture of "swami" jewellery in the south of India." -- dj flap.
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