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Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Medium: Bronze; cast, engraved, chased, pierced
Accession Number: 51.56
Spout in the form of a man's head
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Ceramic, glaze
Accession Number: 56.56
Armlet
Date: first half 11th century
Medium: Gold; filigree and granulation
Accession Number: 57.88a–c
"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
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
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Gold, turquoise inlay
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 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
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Medium: Cotton, other fibers; plain weave, printed, and painted
Accession Number: 31.106.64
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Medium: Stucco; modeled, carved, polychrome painted, gilded
Accession Number: 67.119
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
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Bowl with Arabic Inscription
Date: 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black-slip decoration under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.106.2
Lantern for a Lamp
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; carved decoration, unglazed
Accession Number: 39.40.87
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
The Emperor's Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 43.121.1
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Various woods, bone, brass, skin
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet
Accession Number: 52.20.11
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
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
Garden Gathering
Date: first quarter 17th century
Medium: Stonepaste; painted and polychrome glazed (cuerda seca technique)
Accession Number: 03.9c
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Medium: Carnelian
Accession Number: 48.101.70
Statuette of a female
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 64.130
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Head of a ruler
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 47.100.80
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Wool; tapestry weave
Accession Number: 50.83
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 56.217
"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
Dado Panel
Date: 20th century
Medium: Plaster; cast
Accession Number: 37.40.46
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Accession Number: 51.56
Spout in the form of a man's head
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 56.56
Armlet
Date: first half 11th century
Accession Number: 57.88a–c
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Accession Number: 31.106.64
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Accession Number: 67.119
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Bowl with Arabic Inscription
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 65.106.2
Lantern for a Lamp
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 39.40.87
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.118
The Emperor's Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 43.121.1
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.11
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Accession Number: 50.164
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Garden Gathering
Date: first quarter 17th century
Accession Number: 03.9c
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Accession Number: 48.101.70
Statuette of a female
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 64.130
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Head of a ruler
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 47.100.80
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Accession Number: 50.83
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 56.217
"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
Dado Panel
Date: 20th century
Accession Number: 37.40.46
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