Treasures from the Al Thani Collection, an exhibition showcasing collection of Indian and Indian-inspired gems and jewels sourced from the world went on display in Beijing. Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur, represented India at the exhibition’s preview evening.
Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar, Managing Trustee of Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation, attended as a special invitee of Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani.
Beijing exhibition includes Indian jewellery from the reign of the Mughal Dynasty along with pieces from Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt. Exhibition also includes fine artworks from the medieval Islamic world.
Interestingly, the exhibition also showcases miniature painting of Maharana Karan Singh of Udaipur Mewar taken from the folio of the late Shah Jahan Album India.
Shriji said: “It was a pleasure to attend the prestigious Al Thani exhibition at Paris last year and now in Beijing, China”. He added, “This exhibition showcased objects of superlative beauty from disparate cultures and periods. Events such as these contribute enormously in understanding and promoting Indian art and culture abroad.”.