Goa stone and gold case


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Goa Stone and Gold Case, late 17th–early 18th century, container: gold; pierced, repoussé, with cast legs and finials Goa stone: compound of organic and inorganic materials, from India, Goa, 6.7 cm high (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Video from The Met

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