Go to Navigation
Go to Content
Go to Search
Part of Islamic Art
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82Accession Number: 51.56
Date: late 12th–early 13th centuryAccession Number: 57.61.16
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (903–86)
Date: late 15th centuryAccession Number: 13.160.10
Date: ca. 1180–1210Accession Number: 44.15
Date: 9th–10th centuryAccession Number: 39.40.87
Date: first half 11th centuryAccession Number: 57.88a–c
Browse current and upcoming exhibitions and events.
This room focuses on the far-reaching impact of the Abassid style in the eastern Islamic world. Included are the artistic achievements of the eleventh-century Ghaznavid and twelfth-century Seljuq Sultans, whose patronage ushered in a brilliant and inventive period of art and culture in Iran and Central Asia. Among the highlights are luster-painted and other ceramic vessels from twelfth-century Kashan and Rayy, a pair of lifesize statues of palace guards, and an early thirteenth-century monumental bronze incense burner in the shape of a lion.
Main Building 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New York, NY 10028 | 212-535-7710 (TTY: 212-650-2921)
The Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY 10040 | 212-923-3700 (TTY: 212-570-3828)