A Roman banded agate cosmetic dish mounted as a spoon bearing an inscription with the name of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir (reg. 1605-27)
an agate and silver-gilt spoon; the bowl of the spoon carved from a piece of banded agate, the elliptical shape with a low foot ring on the underside, curved at one end and irregularly ground at the other, with an engraved inscription on the outer surface; the handle of silver gilt, in fitted box
the dish 5.5 cm. long; the whole spoon 13.9 cm. long
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