Treasury of the
Jewelled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals
Moscow : February, 20 -- May, 22, 2009
Saint Petersburg :
August, 7- November, 8, 2009
Display in the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin presents the collection of treasuries from the Kuwait National Museum, including articles of the Mughal rulers of India of the XVIth-XVIIIth centuries. The exhibition is a part of a long-term project "Royal and Imperial treasuries in the Moscow Kremlin". Its exposition with more than 250 artworks of the Mughal period, i.e. jewellery of personal adornment, precious weapons, carved jade and crystal bowls finished with precious stones, reveals variety of techniques and craftsmanship of the Indian makers, especially technique of enameling and inlaying. The most impressive items are the precious stones inscribed with the titles of their imperial owners or decorated with delicate ornamental carving.
Some materials about The exhibition: