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Silver from West Asia

Metalwork, Silver, West Asia

Works of Art (39)

Amulet case, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia, Silver, glass (2006.544.9)
Amulet, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to the Karakalpak tribe, present-day Uzbekistan, Silver, fire gilded with false granulation and twisted wire and beaded wire decoration, gilded and silver appliqués, chain-link and cone-shaped pendants with slightly domed and cabochon-cut carnelians and turquoise beads (2008.579.12)
"Antioch Chalice," first half of 6th century, Byzantine; Made in Antioch or Kaper Koraon (?), Silver, silver-gilt (50.4)
Armlet, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Silver, carnelian, turquoise (2006.544.13a,b)
Attarouthi Treasure, 500–650, Byzantine; From Attarouthi, Syria, Silver and silver with gilding (1986.3.1-15)
Base of a ewer with Zodiac medallions, Seljuq period, first half of 13th century, Iran, Brass; engraved, inlaid with silver and copper (91.1.530)
Basin with Zodiac signs and royal titles, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century, Egypt or Syria, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.553)
Begging bowl, late 19th–early 20th century,Attributed to Central Asia, Silver, fire gilded with applied silver chain decoration, carnelians and turquoises, and tassels (2007.497.12)
Bowl with radiating petal design, 8th–6th century B.C., Phrygian or Lydian; Anatolia, Silver (66.116)
Bowl, ca. 725–675 B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Gilt silver (74.51.4554)
Box with Sleeping Eros, 300s, Roman or Byzantine; Said to have been found in Tartus, Syria, Silver (47.100.33)
Collar stud, early 20th century, Attributed to Ersari, Central Asia or Iran, Silver with parcel gilt (or fire gilt) embossing, with glass stones and turquoise beads (2007.497.6)
Dorsal plate ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to Central Asia or Iran, Silver, fire-gilded, engraved, and chased with openwork and cabochon and table-cut carnelians (2005.443.1)
Ewer with dancing females within arcades, 6th century; Sasanian style, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding (67.10a,b)
Flask with Adoration of the Magi, 500s, Byzantine, Silver with gilded silver (1984.196)
Footed bowl, Seljuq period, early 13th century, Iran, Bronze; inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.543)
Group of four vases, ca. 2300–2000 B.C.; late Early Bronze Age III, Northwest Anatolia, Electrum, silver-gilt, silver (1989.281.45a,b-.48)
Head of a king, probably Shapur II, 4th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Gilded silver (65.126)
Headdress, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Silver, table-cut carnelians, turquoise beads, silver gilded link chain (2006.544.8)
Ingot with Hittite hieroglyphs, 15th–13th century B.C.; Hittite period, Central Anatolia, Silver (1989.281.16)
Inkwell with twelve Zodiac medallions, Seljuq period, late 12th–early 13th century, Iran, Brass, cast, inlaid with silver and copper (44.131)
Inkwell with Zodiac signs, Seljuq period, early 13th century, Probably Iran, Brass; cast, inlaid with silver, copper, and black compound (59.69.2a,b)
Inlaid tray, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century, Egypt, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound(91.1.604)
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel, 3100–2900 B.C.; Proto-Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Silver (66.173)
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshipper, 8th–7th century B.C., Urartian; Eastern Anatolia, Silver, gold foil (1989.281.20)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to Central Asia or Iran, Silver, fire gilded with punched and stamped openwork decoration, silver twisted chains with embossed pendants, and table-cut carnelians (2008.579.6)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Tekke tribe, Silver, gilded, engraved, and inset with carnelians (2008.579.3)
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh, 5th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding (1994.402)
Plate with king hunting rams, late 5th–early 6th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding, niello inlay (34.33)
Processional Cross, ca. 1000–1050, Byzantine, Silver with gilding and gilded silver medallions (1993.163)
Qur'an holder, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia and Iran, Silver with silver filigree and cabochon- and table-cut turquoises; Leather strap (2005.443.8)
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gilded silver (1979.447)
Silver covers for a gospel, 1691, Signed Astuatsatur Shahamir, Kayseri, Turkey, Gilt-silver repoussé plaques (16.99)
Silver Plate with David and Goliath, 629–630, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Silver (17.190.396)
Standard in the shape of a palm, early 18th century, Iran, Silver with black inlay (1984.504.2)
Textile fragment, early 16th century, Turkey, probably Istanbul, Silk, metal-wrapped thread; taqueté (seraser) (15.125.7)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a bull, 15th–13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Central Anatolia, Silver (1989.281.11)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag, 14th–13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Central Anatolia, Silver, gold (1989.281.10)