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The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 1982.213
Altar Set
Date: late 11th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 24.72.1–.14
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Medium: Glass, opalescent white; blown, bowl with applied stem and blown applied foot, fired silver and gold decoration
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with silver; copper alloy
Accession Number: 50.87
Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai)
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Hilt: Nephrite Blade: Watered steel
Accession Number: 1985.58a, b
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
Panel with Peonies and Butterfly
Date: late 14th–15th century
Medium: Needleloop embroidery of silk, gold paper, and gold thread on silk satin damask
Accession Number: 1987.277
Śankh
Date: 19th century
Medium: Shell (Turbinella pyrum), brass, wax
Accession Number: 1986.12
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series
Devidasa of Nurpur
(active ca. 1680–ca. 1720)
Date: dated 1694–95
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.185.2
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay
Accession Number: 1988.355
Standard with two long-horned bulls
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 55.137.5
"Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna))
Date: ca. 1590–95
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 28.63.1
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
Ceremonial Objectl in the Shape of an Ax
Date: ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1993.525
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
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 50.164
Fragment of a Kaftan Back
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; taqueté (seraser)
Accession Number: 52.20.15
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
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
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
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
Top for standard
Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1996.82.1
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Medium: silver
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper, rayskin, silk
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
"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
Belt clasp
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 21.166.5
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213
Altar Set
Date: late 11th century B.C.
Accession Number: 24.72.1–.14
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 50.87
Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai)
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 1985.58a, b
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
Panel with Peonies and Butterfly
Date: late 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1987.277
Śankh
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 1986.12
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series
Devidasa of Nurpur
(active ca. 1680–ca. 1720)
Date: dated 1694–95
Accession Number: 57.185.2
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355
Standard with two long-horned bulls
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 55.137.5
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Ceremonial Objectl in the Shape of an Ax
Date: ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Accession Number: 1993.525
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Accession Number: 50.164
Fragment of a Kaftan Back
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.15
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
Top for standard
Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1996.82.1
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
"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
Belt clasp
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 21.166.5
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