Jeweled Box for Buttee Nuts
- Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 13 3/4 × 11 7/8 inches (34.9 × 30.2 cm)
Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right: "A. Green Emeralds | B Green Do | C This is painted Green | upon Gold | D Green Emerald | This is a Diamond | supported by | 2 leaves | in this manner"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The above is for holding butti nuts and is made of Gold | < and > Diamonds + Emeralds - Introduced into the Peshwas | Group"; inscribed on mount above: "Paundan"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
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- IIIF Manifest:
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. 7, V2359 (YCBA) [YCBA]