Wine Cup
Title Wine Cup
Accession Number 6961A
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Household Object
Main Material Emerald
Country India
Origin Place Not Known
Patron/Dynasty Mughal
Period / Year of Work 17th Century C.E.
Dimensions Height- 6.5 cm ; Diameter of the rim- 4 cm
Brief Description This wine cup belonged to the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (?) who came to power in the year 1628. The goblet made of emerald is studded with gold and ruby at the rim, handle and base. It was procured by the Indian Museum on loan from the Director General of the Department of Archaeology in 1928.