the light green nephrite jade carved in circular form with central band, set with four inscribed gemstones; 7.2cm. diam.
Inscriptions: The nada 'ali quatrain (although missing the invocation to 'Ali (O 'Ali !)
A light nephrite jade belt buckle of similar, but more ovoid form, inlaid with gem-set floral stems, attributed to the Deccan or Mughal, second half seventeenth century, is in the Al-Sabah collection, Kuwait, inv. no LNS 39HS (see Keene 2001, p.42, no.2.30).
Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 19 Oct 2016, 11:30 AM