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Rough Waves
Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)
Date: ca. 1704–9
Medium: Two-panel folding screen; ink, color, and gold leaf on paper
Accession Number: 26.117
Sho
Date: 19th century
Medium: Bamboo wood, metal
Accession Number: 89.4.2957
Portrait of Shun'oku Myōha (1311–1388)
Unidentified Artist
Date: ca. 1383
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk
Accession Number: 2007.329
Blade for a Dagger (Tantō)
Blade inscribed by Rai Kunitoshi
(Japanese, active ca. 1290–ca. 1320)
Date: ca. 1315–16
Medium: Steel
Accession Number: 1991.373a, b
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.24
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
Armor (Yoroi)
Date: early 14th century
Medium: Iron, lacquer, leather, silk, gilt copper
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 62.84
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Ink and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Calligraphic Galleon
'Abd al-Qadir Hisari
Date: dated A.H. 1180/ A.D. 1766–67
Medium: Ink and gold on paper
Accession Number: 2003.241
Fragment
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Accession Number: 52.20.22
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Painted and printed gold and silver leaf, opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton
Accession Number: 2003.177
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, oxhide, lacquer, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1994.402
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
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Openwork plaque with sphinxes
Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Ivory, gold foil
Accession Number: 57.80.4a, b
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.1
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
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Various woods, bone, brass, skin
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Densho
Date: 19th century
Medium: Leaded bronze (trace of antimony)
Accession Number: 89.4.1803
Suzu
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 89.4.94
"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
Vessel stand with ibex support
Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli
Accession Number: 1974.190
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri
(d. 1320–21)
Date: dated A.H. 707/ A.D. 1307–8
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.44
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 1980.603
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
"Dancing Dervishes", Folio from a Divan of Hafiz
Painting attributed to Bihzad
(ca. 1450–1535/36)
Date: ca. 1480
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Accession Number: 17.81.4
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
Rough Waves
Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)
Date: ca. 1704–9
Accession Number: 26.117
Sho
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2957
Portrait of Shun'oku Myōha (1311–1388)
Unidentified Artist
Date: ca. 1383
Accession Number: 2007.329
Blade for a Dagger (Tantō)
Blade inscribed by Rai Kunitoshi
(Japanese, active ca. 1290–ca. 1320)
Date: ca. 1315–16
Accession Number: 1991.373a, b
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai)
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 1985.58a, b
Armor (Yoroi)
Date: early 14th century
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 62.84
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Calligraphic Galleon
'Abd al-Qadir Hisari
Date: dated A.H. 1180/ A.D. 1766–67
Accession Number: 2003.241
Fragment
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.22
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Accession Number: 1992.51
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Openwork plaque with sphinxes
Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 57.80.4a, b
Panel with Peonies and Butterfly
Date: late 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1987.277
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Densho
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1803
Suzu
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.94
"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
Vessel stand with ibex support
Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Accession Number: 1974.190
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri
(d. 1320–21)
Date: dated A.H. 707/ A.D. 1307–8
Accession Number: 55.44
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Accession Number: 1980.603
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
"Dancing Dervishes", Folio from a Divan of Hafiz
Painting attributed to Bihzad
(ca. 1450–1535/36)
Date: ca. 1480
Accession Number: 17.81.4
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 29.179.9
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