Canadian Pacific's photos


  • Carved emerald and diamond pendant

    Mughal dominions or Deccan Sultanates, early 17th century. Carved emerald inlaid with gold and set with a diamond. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. On loan to the Aga…

  • Handle for a staff

    Mughal dominions or Deccan Sultanates. Late 16th to early 17th century. Gold over iron handle for a staff, set with rubies, emeralds, diamonds and agate. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah C…

  • Two archery rings

    Probably from Deccan Sultanates. Two early 17th century gold and enamel archery rings. One set with rubies and turquoise, the other one with a painted enamel image of a lady. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Court…


  • Gold and gemstone pendant

    Gold, ruby, diamond, emerald and pearl pendant. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. On loan to the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. On Boxing Day (no, not when people punch ea…

  • Rock crystal and gold cup

    Mughal dominions or Deccan Sultanates, late 16th to early 17th century. A cup carved from rock crystal and inlaid with gold, and set with rubies and emeralds. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sa…

  • Gold, jade, rubies and emeralds miniature Koran manuscript

    A miniature Quran (Koran) manuscript. Probably Deccan Sultanates, dated 1674-75. The binding and cover is jade inlaid with gold and set with rubies and emeralds. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al…


  • Gold, enamel, diamond and gemstone cover/ box

    Gold inlaid with enamel and set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. On loan to the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. On Boxing Day (no, not…

  • Gold, ruby, diamond and pearl pendant

    This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. On loan to the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. On Boxing Day (no, not when people punch each other after Christmas, but a British tradition…

  • Gold, enamel and gemstone bangle

    Mughal dominions area bangles/ bracelets with Makara-head terminals, set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, with enamel. Late 17th to early 18th century. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah…


  • Gold, ruby, emerald and diamond pendant

    This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. On loan to the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. On Boxing Day (no, not when people punch each other after Christmas, but a British tradition…

  • Gold and gemstone bird ring

    This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. On loan to the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. On Boxing Day (no, not when people punch each other after Christmas, but a British tradition…

  • Archery ring (steel and gold)

    Mughal Dominions, archery ring made of steel with gold inlaid, dated 1651-52. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. On loan to the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. On Boxing Day…


  • Spinel with inscription

    A rare large red spinel (balas ruby) of 249.3 karats. Engraved with royal chronology dated between 1449 and 1755. This is part of the Emperors & Jewels exhibition: Treasures of the Indian Courts from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. On loan to the Aga Kh…

  • A Mongolian Yurt

    A Mongolian yurt. On Boxing Day (no, not when people punch each other after Christmas, but a British tradition of 26 December as a holiday), I met up with John FitzGerald (Ipernity) or John FitzGerald (flickr} to visit the Aga Khan Museum, which is dedic…

  • John in black and white

    Taken inside the Mongolian yurt. On Boxing Day (no, not when people punch each other after Christmas, but a British tradition of 26 December as a holiday), I met up with John FitzGerald (Ipernity) or John FitzGerald (flickr) to visit the Aga Khan Museum,…


  • John in colours

    Taken inside the Mongolian yurt. On Boxing Day (no, not when people punch each other after Christmas, but a British tradition of 26 December as a holiday), I met up with John FitzGerald (Ipernity) or John FitzGerald (flickr) to visit the Aga Khan Museum,…

  • Engraved shell

    Incised shell (mother-of-pearl) from India. 17th to 18th century. On Boxing Day (no, not when people punch each other after Christmas, but a British tradition of 26 December as a holiday), I met up with John FitzGerald (Ipernity) or John FitzGerald (flic…

  • 727 fan since childhood

    Apparently brother and I rode on the 727 at a very young age. (Yes, we did ride the 1:1 Boeing 727 later during the 1970s and 1980s : ) My Ukrainian friend Anatoly recently posted some old scans from his childhood. I've been saying to myself that I sho…


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