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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
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 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
Swan-Neck Glass Bottle
Date: 19th century
Medium: Glass, blue; dip-molded, blown, folded foot
Accession Number: 17.190.829
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 56.217
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Stonepaste; painted in blue under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.2
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
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Gold, turquoise inlay
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
Kamanche
Date: ca. 1880
Medium: Wood, metal, bone, gut
Accession Number: 1998.72
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
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Spout in the form of a man's head
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Ceramic, glaze
Accession Number: 56.56
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
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Medium: Ceramic, paint
Accession Number: 59.52
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Wool; tapestry weave
Accession Number: 50.83
Silk Kashan Carpet
Date: 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 58.46
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Spouted jar
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 60.20.15
"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
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
Date: ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium B.C.
Medium: Chlorite
Accession Number: 17.190.106
Lantern for a Lamp
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; carved decoration, unglazed
Accession Number: 39.40.87
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Garden Gathering
Date: first quarter 17th century
Medium: Stonepaste; painted and polychrome glazed (cuerda seca technique)
Accession Number: 03.9c
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.247
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
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Medium: Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
"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
Swan-Neck Glass Bottle
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 17.190.829
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 56.217
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.2
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
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
Kamanche
Date: ca. 1880
Accession Number: 1998.72
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Spout in the form of a man's head
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 56.56
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Accession Number: 59.52
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Accession Number: 50.83
Silk Kashan Carpet
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 58.46
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Spouted jar
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Accession Number: 60.20.15
"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
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
Date: ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 17.190.106
Lantern for a Lamp
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 39.40.87
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Garden Gathering
Date: first quarter 17th century
Accession Number: 03.9c
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.118
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
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