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Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Medium: Silk, gold; cut velvet, painted
Accession Number: 1981.321
Koto
Date: 20th century
Medium: Various woods, ivory, metal, nylon, tortoiseshell, abalone, lacquerwork
Accession Number: 1986.470.3
Seated goddess with a child
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.12
"The Angel Gabriel meets 'Amr ibn Zaid (the Shepherd)", Folio from a Siyer-i Nebi (the Life of the Prophet)
Painting by Mustafa ibn Vali
Date: ca. 1595
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1994.141
Seated Buddha Expounding the Dharma
Date: late 8th century
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 2009.60
Ceremonial Objectl in the Shape of an Ax
Date: ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1993.525
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Medium: Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 19.68.1
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1992.51
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Medium: Gilt silver
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Medium: Ink, gold, and watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Medium: Main support: ink on paper Border: Gold, ink, and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 2000.424
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Medium: Silk and gold-and-silver thread embroidery on silk twill
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Medium: Brass, copper, cloisonné
Accession Number: 1988.349
"The Story of the Princess of the Blue Pavillion: The Youth of Rum Is Entertained in a Garden by a Fairy and her Maidens", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.33
Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls
Date: ca. 18th century B.C.
Medium: Ivory (Hippopotamus), gold foil
Accession Number: 32.161.46
Suzu
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 89.4.94
"Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna))
Date: ca. 1590–95
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 28.63.1
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Medium: silver
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 56.20
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Openwork plaque with sphinxes
Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Ivory, gold foil
Accession Number: 57.80.4a, b
Damascus Room
Date: dated A.H. 1119/A.D. 1707
Medium: Wood (poplar) with gesso relief, gold and tin leaf, glazes and paint; wood (cypress, poplar, and mulberry), mother-of-pearl, marble and other stones, stucco with glass, plaster ceramic tiles, iron, brass
Accession Number: 1970.170
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Accession Number: 1981.321
Koto
Date: 20th century
Accession Number: 1986.470.3
Seated goddess with a child
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.12
Seated Buddha Expounding the Dharma
Date: late 8th century
Accession Number: 2009.60
Ceremonial Objectl in the Shape of an Ax
Date: ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Accession Number: 1993.525
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Accession Number: 19.68.1
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Accession Number: 1992.51
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Accession Number: 1988.349
Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls
Date: ca. 18th century B.C.
Accession Number: 32.161.46
Suzu
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.94
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Openwork plaque with sphinxes
Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 57.80.4a, b
Damascus Room
Date: dated A.H. 1119/A.D. 1707
Accession Number: 1970.170
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
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