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Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.24
"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
Armlet
Date: first half 11th century
Medium: Gold; filigree and granulation
Accession Number: 57.88a–c
Kamānche
Date: ca. 1880
Medium: Wood, metal, bone, gut
Accession Number: 1998.72
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Medium: Brass, copper, cloisonné
Accession Number: 1988.349
"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
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Medium: Gilt silver
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, ruby, turquoise, pearl
Accession Number: 1993.14
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
Striding figure with ibex horns, a raptor skin draped around the shoulders, and upturned boots
Date: ca. 3000 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 2007.280
"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
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
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
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 17.190.396
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
Wine Ewer with Design of Chrysanthemums and Paulownia Crests in Alternating Fields
Date: ca. 1596
Medium: Lacquered wood with sprinkled gold (makie) decoration in Kōdaiji style
Accession Number: 1980.6
Armor (Yoroi)
Date: early 14th century
Medium: Iron, lacquer, leather, silk, gilt copper
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–1627
Medium: Steel, gold, ruby, emerald, wood, textile, glass
Accession Number: 1984.332
Seated Buddha Expounding the Dharma
Date: late 8th century
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 2009.60
Necklace pendants and beads
Date: ca. 18th–17th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 47.1a-h
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Copper alloy, resin
Accession Number: 1988.143.141
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada
(Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuries
Medium: Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Accession Number: 14.100.172
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
Sitar
Murari Adhikari
(Indian, Calcutta 1934–2006 Calcutta)
Date: 1997
Medium: Teak, ebony, metal, bone, various materials
Accession Number: 1999.399
"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
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings
Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 55.142
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Sutra Box with Dragons amid Clouds
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Medium: Red lacquer with incised decoration inlaid with gold; damascened brass lock and key
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahishasura
Date: 14th–15th century
Medium: Gilt copper alloy, inlaid with semiprecious stones
Accession Number: 1986.498
Sarangi
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Wood, ivory, parchment, metal
Accession Number: 1982.143.2
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24
"Dancing Dervishes", Folio from a Divan of Hafiz
Painting attributed to Bihzad
(ca. 1450–1535/36)
Date: ca. 1480
Accession Number: 17.81.4
Armlet
Date: first half 11th century
Accession Number: 57.88a–c
Kamānche
Date: ca. 1880
Accession Number: 1998.72
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Accession Number: 1988.349
"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
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14
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
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Accession Number: 17.190.396
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Armor (Yoroi)
Date: early 14th century
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–1627
Accession Number: 1984.332
Seated Buddha Expounding the Dharma
Date: late 8th century
Accession Number: 2009.60
Necklace pendants and beads
Date: ca. 18th–17th century B.C.
Accession Number: 47.1a-h
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1988.143.141
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada
(Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuries
Accession Number: 14.100.172
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Sitar
Murari Adhikari
(Indian, Calcutta 1934–2006 Calcutta)
Date: 1997
Accession Number: 1999.399
"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
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings
Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C.
Accession Number: 55.142
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Sutra Box with Dragons amid Clouds
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahishasura
Date: 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1986.498
Sarangi
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 1982.143.2
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