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Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
"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
"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
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
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
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
"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
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 66.173
"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
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Medium: Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Fragment
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Accession Number: 52.20.22
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
Gold Neck Ring
Date: 6th–4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 2005.366
Sho
Date: 19th century
Medium: Bamboo wood, metal
Accession Number: 89.4.2957
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Gold, turquoise inlay
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
"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
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
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Various woods, bone, brass, skin
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
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
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt bronze with incised decoration
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
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
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Embroidery and gold leaf on plain-weave silk patterned with warp floats
Accession Number: 1992.253
Enthroned deity
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold foil
Accession Number: 32.161.45
"Bahram Gur Sees a Herd of Deer Mesmerized by Dilaram' s Music", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: gold on dyed paper
Accession Number: 13.228.28
Emperor Xuanzong's Flight to Shu
Unidentified Artist
Date: mid-12th century
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk
Accession Number: 41.138
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Medium: Gold sheet; worked, chased, and set with turquoise, gray chalcedony, and glass
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
Date: first half 17th century
Medium: Silk, cotton, flat metal thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded
Accession Number: 12.72.5
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v 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: 1970.301.2
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Copper alloy, resin
Accession Number: 1988.143.141
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
"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
Maharana Sarup Singh Inspects a Prize Stallion
Tara
(Indian, active 1836–1870)
Date: 1845–46
Accession Number: 2001.344
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Accession Number: 66.173
"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
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Fragment
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.22
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Accession Number: 1992.51
Gold Neck Ring
Date: 6th–4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 2005.366
Sho
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2957
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
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
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 1992.253
Enthroned deity
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 32.161.45
Emperor Xuanzong's Flight to Shu
Unidentified Artist
Date: mid-12th century
Accession Number: 41.138
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
Date: first half 17th century
Accession Number: 12.72.5
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1988.143.141
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