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Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper
Accession Number: 47.100.90
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
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 62.84
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Medium: Bronze; cast, engraved, chased, pierced
Accession Number: 51.56
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 56.217
Top for standard
Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1996.82.1
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome inglaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i)
Accession Number: 57.61.16
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
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Various woods, bone, brass, skin
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 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
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
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black slip decoration under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 38.40.118
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 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
Bowl with wheel-cut facets
Date: ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Medium: Glass; yellow-green
Accession Number: 59.34
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.3
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold foil over bitumen
Accession Number: 63.74
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 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
Kamanche
Date: ca. 1880
Medium: Wood, metal, bone, gut
Accession Number: 1998.72
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.2
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
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Medium: Papier-maché; painted and lacquered
Accession Number: 2006.523a, 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
Bowl with Arabic Inscription
Date: 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black-slip decoration under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.106.2
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
Spouted jar
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 60.20.15
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Medium: Cotton, other fibers; plain weave, printed, and painted
Accession Number: 31.106.64
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 47.100.90
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
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 62.84
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Accession Number: 51.56
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 56.217
Top for standard
Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1996.82.1
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
Date: first half 17th century
Accession Number: 12.72.5
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
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
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.118
"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Bowl with wheel-cut facets
Date: ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 59.34
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.3
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Kamanche
Date: ca. 1880
Accession Number: 1998.72
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Bowl with Arabic Inscription
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 65.106.2
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
Spouted jar
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Accession Number: 60.20.15
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Accession Number: 31.106.64
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