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Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai)
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Hilt: Nephrite Blade: Watered steel
Accession Number: 1985.58a, b
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
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
Tip of a Pointer
Date: 1080–1150
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, gold
Accession Number: 1997.235
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Hilt: copper; cast, chased, gilded, and inlaid with rubies. Blade: steel; forged
Accession Number: 2011.236
Helmet
Date: 5th century
Medium: Iron, gilt copper
Accession Number: 28.60.2
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 33.70
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
Sutra Box with Dragon
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Medium: Red lacquer with incised decoration and gilding; damascened-brass lock and key
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Accession Number: 1984.221
Fragment
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Accession Number: 52.20.22
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings
Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 55.142
Ghanti
Date: last half 19th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.154
Mi-gyaung
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Wood, gold leaf
Accession Number: 89.4.1473
Densho
Date: 19th century
Medium: Leaded bronze (trace of antimony)
Accession Number: 89.4.1803
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold inlay
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Vessel stand with ibex support
Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli
Accession Number: 1974.190
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
"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
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Panel with Peonies and Butterfly
Date: late 14th–15th century
Medium: Needleloop embroidery of silk, gold paper, and gold thread on silk satin damask
Accession Number: 1987.277
"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.21
Gold Neck Ring
Date: 6th–4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 2005.366
Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 48.180
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls
Accession Number: 1993.14
Maharana Sarup Singh Inspects a Prize Stallion
Tara
(Indian, active 1836–1870)
Date: 1845–46
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 2001.344
Jaharis Byzantine Lectionary
Date: ca. 1100
Medium: Tempera, ink and gold on parchment; leather binding
Accession Number: 2007.286
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Cotton, ink, and gold; plain weave, resist-dyed (ikat), painted Inscription: black ink and gold leaf; painted
Accession Number: 29.179.9
Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai)
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 1985.58a, b
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
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
Tip of a Pointer
Date: 1080–1150
Accession Number: 1997.235
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Helmet
Date: 5th century
Accession Number: 28.60.2
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Accession Number: 33.70
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
Sutra Box with Dragon
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
Fragment
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.22
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings
Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C.
Accession Number: 55.142
Ghanti
Date: last half 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.154
Mi-gyaung
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1473
Densho
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1803
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Vessel stand with ibex support
Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Accession Number: 1974.190
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Panel with Peonies and Butterfly
Date: late 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1987.277
Gold Neck Ring
Date: 6th–4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 2005.366
Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.180
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14
Maharana Sarup Singh Inspects a Prize Stallion
Tara
(Indian, active 1836–1870)
Date: 1845–46
Accession Number: 2001.344
Jaharis Byzantine Lectionary
Date: ca. 1100
Accession Number: 2007.286
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 29.179.9
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