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"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.3
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
Spout in the form of a man's head
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Ceramic, glaze
Accession Number: 56.56
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
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper
Accession Number: 47.100.90
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
Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas
Accession Number: 52.20.12
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
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
Bowl with wheel-cut facets
Date: ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Medium: Glass; yellow-green
Accession Number: 59.34
Lantern for a Lamp
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; carved decoration, unglazed
Accession Number: 39.40.87
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Wool; tapestry weave
Accession Number: 50.83
The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Medium: Cotton (warp), silk (weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 46.128
Silk Kashan Carpet
Date: 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 58.46
Spouted jar
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 60.20.15
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
The Emperor's Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 43.121.1
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
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
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Stonepaste; painted in blue under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Medium: Stonepaste; openwork decoration, polychrome painted under turquoise glaze
Accession Number: 32.52.1
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
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 66.173
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 56.217
Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration
Date: 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.137
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with silver; copper alloy
Accession Number: 50.87
"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 33.113
Statuette of a female
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 64.130
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.3
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Spout in the form of a man's head
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 56.56
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.12
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.118
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
Bowl with wheel-cut facets
Date: ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 59.34
Lantern for a Lamp
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 39.40.87
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Accession Number: 50.83
The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Accession Number: 46.128
Silk Kashan Carpet
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 58.46
Spouted jar
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Accession Number: 60.20.15
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
The Emperor's Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 43.121.1
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Accession Number: 32.52.1
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Accession Number: 66.173
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 56.217
Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.137
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 50.87
Statuette of a female
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 64.130
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