East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from the Al Thani Collection

This exhibition explores the cultural and material exchanges between India and Europe through jewelry and precious objects ranging from the seventeenth century to the present.
, 'Pendant, India,' ca. ca. 1575–162, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Pendant, India, ca. ca. 1575–162

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Turban ornament, India. ,' ca. ca. 1900 (Clip by Cartier-Paris 2012), Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Turban ornament, India. , ca. ca. 1900 (Clip by Cartier-Paris 2012)

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Nizam of Hyderabad necklace, India,' 1850–1875, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Nizam of Hyderabad necklace, India, 1850–1875

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Shah Jahan dagger, North India,' Hilt 1620–1625; Blade 1629–1636, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Shah Jahan dagger, North India, Hilt 1620–1625; Blade 1629–1636

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Aigrette, Mellerio dits Meller, Paris,' 1905, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Aigrette, Mellerio dits Meller, Paris, 1905

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Pen case and inkwell, Deccan plateau or North India,' 1575–1600, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Pen case and inkwell, Deccan plateau or North India, 1575–1600

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Turban ornament, India,,' 1907-reworked ca. 1935, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Turban ornament, India,, 1907-reworked ca. 1935

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan, Kingdom of Mysore,' ca. 1787–1793; plinth ca. 1800., Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan, Kingdom of Mysore, ca. 1787–1793; plinth ca. 1800.

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Nawanagar ruby necklace, Cartier, London,' 1937, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Nawanagar ruby necklace, Cartier, London, 1937

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Agra diamond, India,' before 1526-reworked 1880 and 1990, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Agra diamond, India, before 1526-reworked 1880 and 1990

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Tiger’s Eye turban ornament, Cartier, London,' 1937, Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Tiger’s Eye turban ornament, Cartier, London, 1937

Legion of Honor

On loan

, 'Aigrette Robert Linzeler, Paris, 1910. Designed by Paul Iribe,' Emerald, India, ca. 1850–1900., Legion of Honor

The Al Thani Collection

Aigrette Robert Linzeler, Paris, 1910. Designed by Paul Iribe, Emerald, India, ca. 1850–1900.

Legion of Honor

On loan