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Abbasid Art in the Early Islamic Period

Islamic Art, Early Period, Abbasid Art

Works of Art (12)

Beaker with relief-cut decoration, Abbasid period (750–1258), 9th–10th century, Iran, Glass, colorless, blown, cut (1974.45)
Bowl emulating Chinese stoneware, Abbasid period (750–1258), 9th century, Iraq, probably Basra, Earthenware, painted in blue on opaque white glaze (63.159.4)
Bowl in millefiori technique, Abbasid period (750–1258), 9th century, Probably Iraq, Glass, green, opaque yellow, and opaque red mosaic, fused, slumped, ground, and polished, applied foot (2001.266)
Bowl, 10th century, Iraq, Composite body, luster-painted (1977.126)
Capital, Abbasid period (750–1258), late 8th century, Syria, probably Raqqa, Alabaster, gypsum, carved (36.68.1)
Leaf from a Qur’an manuscript, late 9th–10th century, Possibly Syria, Ink, gold, and colors on vellum (30.45)
Leaf from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides ("The Pharmacy"), dated 1224, Iraq, Baghdad School, Colors and gilt on paper (57.51.21)
Pair of doors, 9th century; cAbbasid, Iraq, Carved wood (31.119.1,.2)
Panel, cAbbasid period, early 9th century, Iraq, Takrit, Wood (teak), carved (33.41.1a–e)
Panel, Marquetry, second half of 8th century; cAbbasid, Egypt, Fig wood and bone (37.103)
Preparation of Medicine from Honey: Leaf from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides, dated 1224, Iraq, Baghdad School, Colors and gold on paper (13.152.6)
Textile fragment, late 10th century; cAbbasid, Probably Iraq, Cotton, plain weave with painted inscription (31.106.32)