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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:

Persian Sword Hilt Set with Diamonds

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 6 3/4 inches (22.5 × 17.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "All the spots are Diaminds set in Gold | upon a Green Ground"; extensive inscription in pen and brown ink, lower center

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22270
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
diamonds (minerals) | genre subject | hilt | Persian | still life | sword
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17223
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 23, no. 9, V2359 (YCBA)


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