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Dagger. Late 15th - early 16th century. Iran. Isfahan (?). Steel, leather, ivory, gold, stones; carved, chased, damascened and decorated with inlay  © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

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Plate. 17th century. India. Great Mogul Dynasty. Gold, uncut diamonds, rubies, emeralds and enamel. © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

Source of Entry: presented by the ambassadorial mission of Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741

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Pair of Bracelets, 17th century. India. Great Mogul Dynasty. Gold, diamonds, emeralds, rubies, garnets and enamel; incrustation with precious stones, champleve enamel, faceting and polishing © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

Source of Entry: presented by the ambassadorial mission of Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741

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Covered Cup, 17th century. India. Great Mogul Dynasty. Gold, uncut diamonds, emeralds and enamel © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

Source of Entry: presented by the ambassadorial mission of Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741

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Flask, 17th century. India. Great Mogul Dynasty. Gold, silver, rubies, emeralds and pearl © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

Source of Entry: presented by the ambassadorial mission of Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741

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Dress archery ring of Shah Jahan. Second quarter of the 17th century. Moghul India. Gold set with carved and polished uncut diamonds, rubies and emeralds © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

Source of Entry: presented by the ambassadorial mission of Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741

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Table, 17th century. Made by Situram, India. Gold, uncut diamonds, rubies, emeralds, pearls and enamel © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

Provenance: presented by the ambassadorial mission of Iranian ruler Nadir-Shah to the Russian Imperial Court, 1741

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Tray. First third of the 19th century. Iran. Gold, enamel © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

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Cup and stand from the "Sun" service. Cup: early 19th century, porcelain (England). Stand: first third of the 19th century, gold and enamel (Iran) © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

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Dagger in a sheath. Blade, hilt and throat of the sheath - 17th century, India. Sheath - late 17th century, Iran. Steel, gold, rubies, emeralds, pearls  © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

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Dagger and sheath, 1031 AH - 1621/22 AD. Made by Mohammed Ali, Iran. Steel, gold, rubies, emeralds, pearls, enamel © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

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Dagger and sheath. Blade - second half of the 16th century, Iran. Sheath - 17th century, Turkey. Steel, silver, gold, uncut diamonds, rubies, emeralds, garnet © 2011 State Hermitage Museum

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Sabre and scabbard. Late 18th - early 19th century. Iran. Steel, gold, enamel, uncut diamonds, rubies, emeralds, spinels © 2011 State Hermitage Museum