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Collection: Islamic Art (178)
Collection: Islamic Art (178)
The Wade Cup with Animated Script
Iran, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1944.485CCCC0
Prayer Niche (Mihrab)
Iran, Isfahan, in the style of the Safavid period (1501–1722)
1962.23CCCC0
Bahram Gur Slays a Dragon (verso), from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1943.658.bCCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1948.308CCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1948.308.aCCCC0
Head for a Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1948.308.bCCCC0
Tail for a Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1948.308.cCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, right folio from a double-page...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1945.169CCCC0
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1945.169.aCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, right folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1945.169.bCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Antelope
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid period (909–1171)
1944.476CCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, left folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1956.10.aCCCC0
Preface (verso) from a double-page frontispiece of a Shahnama of...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1956.10.bCCCC0
Luxury Ewer Extending Good Fortune to the Owner
Ahmad al-Dhaki al-Mawsili (Iraqi, Mosul, active early 1200s?)
1956.11CCCC0
Twelve-sided Ewer with Sphinxes and Human-Headed Inscriptions
Iran, Khurasan, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1945.27CCCC0
Bird-shaped Vessel
Iran, Seljuq period (1037–1194)
1948.458CCCC0
Dish with Falcon Attacking a Water Bird
Syria, possibly Tell Minis, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period (1171–1260)
1938.7CCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1944.490.bCCCC0
Ceramic dish with deer, phoenix, and lotus blossoms
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1924.742CCCC0
Mina'i Beaker with Seated Princes
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1917.977CCCC0
Mosque Lamp
France
1981.10CCCC0
Matchlock Musket
Turkey, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1916.828CCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1944.236CCCC0
Luster Dish with Seated Prince
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1951.289CCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1944.287CCCC0
Bowl with Flying Birds
Iran, probably Kashan, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1915.589CCCC0
Tanbūr
Syria or Turkey, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1918.347CCCC0
Large Dish with Artichokes
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1995.17CCCC0
Albarello Jar with an Aphorism
Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid period (819–1005)
1996.298CCCC0
Column Capital
Spain, Cordoba, Madinat al-Zahra, Spanish Umayyad period (756–1031)
2021.4CCCC0
Column Base
Spain, Cordoba, Spanish Umayyad period (756–1031)
2021.5CCCC0
Dish
Caucasus or northern Iran
1915.595CCCC0
Gilded Dish with Flowers and Leaves
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1915.663CCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period (1171–1260)
1952.8CCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period (1171–1260)
1952.8.aCCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period (1171–1260)
1952.8.bCCCC0
Bath Pail (Satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1969.291CCCC0
Inscription Plaque, Possibly from a Door
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1994.1CCCC0
Tile Spandrel with Floral Sprays
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
2004.70CCCC0
Luxury Inlaid Container
Northern Iraq, Ayyubid period
1944.482CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and His Beloved...
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.500CCCC0
Persian verses from a Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) of Jami (d. 1492) (recto)
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.500.aCCCC0
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and His Beloved...
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.500.bCCCC0
Nishapur Figural Bowl
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid period (819–1005)
1959.249CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device: Illustration from The Book of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.aCCCC0
Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso) Text from The Book of Knowledge of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.bCCCC0
Bottle
Europe
1944.488CCCC0
Luster Dish with Polo Player
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1944.74CCCC0
Tray Portraying Courtly Pleasures
Syria, Ayyubid period (1171–1260)
1945.386CCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510–1555) and 1 other
1988.96CCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
Abd al-Vahhab (Persian, active about 1516) and 1 other
1988.96.aCCCC0
Inscribed Tombstone of Shaikh al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn al-Hasan (died...
Iran, Yazd, Seljuk Period, early 12th Century
1950.9CCCC0
His Lantern
Afruz Amighi (Iranian, b. 1974)
2012.15©
Balustrade Fragment with Animals from the residence of Hajji Hasan ibn...
Iran, Hamadan, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1938.15CCCC0
Candlestick
Eastern Anatolia
1951.539CCCC0
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1915.524CCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533–1609)
1988.101CCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion on Friday (recto)
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
2006.146.aCCCC0
Kamānche (incomplete)
Northern Iran (Caucasian, maybe Azerbaijan, or Kashmir)
1918.353CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.501CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Illustration and Text (Persian Verses) in an...
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.501.aCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Verses (verso) in an Anthology with some verses from...
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.501.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39CCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an; right side of bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1CCCC0
Page from a Qur'an (recto)
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1.aCCCC0
Page from a Qur'an (verso)
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto; verso); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto); left side of bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2.bCCCC0
Dish with Splashes of Green
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid period (750–1258)
1915.304CCCC0
Bowl with Griffin
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, Seljuk period, 12th century
1925.1182CCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479CCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479.aCCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "The Warriors Engage in Combat":...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju Period (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479.bCCCC0
Oud
Northern Saudi Arabia
1918.350CCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1931.452CCCC0
The Story of Hushang, from a Majma al-tavarikh (A Compendium of...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1931.452.aCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose, (verso), from Majmac al-Tavarikh (A Compendium...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1931.452.bCCCC0
Persian Verses: The Fortieth Year of King Kisra Nushirwan's Reign and...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1959.330.aCCCC0
Portrait of Nushirwan the Just (verso) from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1959.330.bCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1915.582CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1915.594CCCC0
Bowl
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.639CCCC0
Wall Tiles
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
1915.651CCCC0
Wall Tile
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
1915.651.aCCCC0
Wall Tile
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
1915.651.bCCCC0
Wall Tile
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
1915.651.cCCCC0
Wall Tile
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
1915.651.dCCCC0
Casket
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.652CCCC0
A scene of the life of Alexander from the Sharaf-nameh
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
2021.237CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.473CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto) [Right side of Bifolio]
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.473.1.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso) (right side of bifolio)
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.473.1.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto) (left side of bifolio)
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.473.2.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio. Left Folio of a Bifolio (verso)
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.473.2.bCCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Egypt, Cairo, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
2013.102CCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an (recto)
Egypt, Cairo, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
2013.102.aCCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an (verso)
Egypt, Cairo, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
2013.102.bCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Animals, Precious Stones, Coins, and Musical Instruments (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1945.385CCCC0
Animals, Precious Stones, Coins, and Musical Instruments (recto) from a...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1945.385.aCCCC0
Animals, Birds, and Plants (verso) from a Mu'nis al-Ahrar fi Daqa'iq al...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1945.385.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1924.746CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Illuminated Page
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1924.746.1.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Verso); Right folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1924.746.1.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Left Folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1924.746.2.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso); Text Page
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1924.746.2.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440CCCC0
Demon in chains
Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63CCCC0
Hitching Post
Iran, possibly Hamadan
1944.481CCCC0
Bookbinding for a Qur'an
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period, 15th century
1944.495CCCC0
Jug with Running Animals
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1947.495CCCC0
Lion-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid period
1931.453CCCC0
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto); On the Benefits of Quails (verso), from...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1945.382CCCC0
Folio from a Persian Manafi‘ al-Hayawan (The Benefits of Animals) of Abu...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1945.382.aCCCC0
Folio from a Persian Manafi‘ al-Hayawan (The Benefits of Animals) of Abu...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1945.382.bCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1915.525CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto); The Story of Adam peace upon him, his...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1945.384CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto) from a Manuscript of the Majma' al...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1945.384.aCCCC0
The Story of Adam, peace upon him, his Sons and Progeny, from a Jami al...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1945.384.bCCCC0
Bowl with Geometric Designs
Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century
1945.133CCCC0
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75CCCC0
Bahram Gur and Azada, from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (940...
Iran, Tabriz or Qazvin, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1915.597CCCC0
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1917.1078CCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion,...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486CCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion (recto):...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.aCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Verses (verso) Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.bCCCC0
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto); Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722) (recto); Iran, possibly Timurid period (1370-1501) (verso)
1947.496CCCC0
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.496.aCCCC0
Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid Period, 16th Century
1947.496.bCCCC0
Text page from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl (Iraq)
1977.91.aCCCC0
Footed Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period, late 12-early 13th century
1915.581CCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an
Probably Egypt, Abbasid period (750–1258)
1933.493CCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an (recto)
Probably Egypt, Abbasid period (750–1258)
1933.493.aCCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an (verso)
Probably Egypt, Abbasid period (750–1258)
1933.493.bCCCC0
Tughra:  Shah Muhammad bin Ibrahim Khan, al-muzaffar daima (Sultan...
Turkey, Ottoman period, reign of Sultan Mehmed IV, 1648–87)
1944.525CCCC0
Towards Another Land
Hassan Massoudy (Iraq, 1944-) and 1 other
2013.65©
Luster Bowl with Ibex
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid period (909–1171)
1944.477CCCC0
Les Femmes Du Maroc: La Grande Odalisque
Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)
2012.13©
Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Abbasid Period
1959.331CCCC0
Jug
Iran or Iraq, Baghdad, Buyid Period, reign of Samsam al-Dawla (985-998 AD)
1966.22CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1915.585CCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590CCCC0
Bowl
Fatimid Egypt, Fustat
1915.642CCCC0
Octagonal Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, probably Isfahan, Qajar period (1779–1925)
1918.785CCCC0
Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1932.13CCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto); Calligraphy,...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1971.305CCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto)
Afghanistan, Herat or Iran, Qazvin, Timurid period (1370–1501) or Safavid period (1501–1722)
1971.305.aCCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1971.305.bCCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto); Persian...
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, d. after 1550)
1983.1115CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto)
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, d. after 1550)
1983.1115.aCCCC0
Persian Verse (khamriyya) (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1983.1115.bCCCC0
Harem #14
Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)
2012.14©
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Sultanabad
1915.591CCCC0
Wall Tile with Lotus Blossom
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1915.645CCCC0
Storage Jar
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.665CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.474CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.474.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.474.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)
Iraq or Iran, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494.bCCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300CCCC0
Bowl
Iraq or Iran, 9th-10th Century
1915.303CCCC0
Garden Scene with a Master Instructing a Student in a Pavilion
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1939.508CCCC0
Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1960.277CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Seljuk Period, late 12th - early 13th Century
1939.214CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, 12th-13th century
1944.478CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.480CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.480.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.480.bCCCC0
Bowl
Northwest Iran, Aghkand (Azerbaijan area), 12th-13th century
1944.483CCCC0
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1925.132CCCC0
Khusrau Parviz Fleeing Bahram Chubineh and Being Saved by Angel Sarush ...
Iraq, Baghdad, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1944.480.1.aCCCC0
Bahram Chubineh captured by Khusrau Parviz (verso), from a Shahnama ...
Iraq, Baghdad, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1944.480.1.bCCCC0
The Reign of Nushirwan, The Combat between the Khan of Chin and the...
Iraq, Baghdad, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1944.480.2.aCCCC0
The Reign of Nushirwan, the Combat between the Khan of Chin and the...
Iraq, Baghdad, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1944.480.2.bCCCC0
Bottle
Early Islamic, Eastern Mediterranean
1915.548CCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1933.488CCCC0
Page from a Qur'an (recto)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.aCCCC0
Page from a Qur'an (verso)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.bCCCC0
Pen and Ink Box
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1940.689CCCC0
Pen and Ink Box (base)
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1940.689.aCCCC0
Pen and Ink Box (lid)
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1940.689.bCCCC0
Pen and Ink Box (inkwell)
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1940.689.cCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1944.484CCCC0
Orans Figure
Iran, Medieval Period
1984.223CCCC0
Jug
Iran, Khurasan, Nishapur, Seljuk Period, 12th century
1985.22CCCC0
Bowl
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, late Saljuq Period, 12th-13th Century with 20th Century replacement fragments
1938.8CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid Period, 10th Century
1956.225CCCC0
Vase
Early Islamic, Eastern Mediterranean
1915.546CCCC0
Wall Tile with a Man Carrying a Wine Bottle
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1915.648CCCC0
Pen and Ink Box
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1942.854CCCC0
Pen and Ink Box (base)
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1942.854.aCCCC0
Pen and Ink Box (lid)
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1942.854.bCCCC0
Pen and Ink Box (inkwell)
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1942.854.cCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Verses (recto) from the Shahnama of Firdawsi
Iran, Shiraz, Inju Period, 14th Century
1945.387.aCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (Recto); Khar (Ass) (Verso)
Iran, Timurid Period, 15th century
1947.498CCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379CCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic Period, 8th-10th Century
1962.346CCCC0
Salver
Afghanistan, Ghaznavid Period, 12th Century
1980.179CCCC0
Mirror Stand
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1983.1111CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuk Period, 12th-13th Century
1985.20CCCC0
Bowl with Incised Inscription
Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th Century
1985.21CCCC0
Incense Burner
Syria, Ayyubid Period, 13th Century
1937.26CCCC0
Pair of Buttons
Iran, 10th-11th century
1948.21CCCC0
Button
Iran, 10th-11th century
1948.21.1CCCC0
Button
Iran, 10th-11th century
1948.21.2CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1915.587CCCC0
Metal Disk
India (?)
1916.1969CCCC0
Harpy
Iran, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th Century
1933.171CCCC0
Mortar
Iran, Seljuq Period, 12th-13th Century
1992.190CCCC0
Mirror with Addorsed Sphinxes
Eastern Anatolia or Northern Mesopotamia, 12th-early 13th century
1995.402CCCC0
Jug
Iran or Iraq, late Seljuq Period, 11th-13th Century
1915.305CCCC0
Jug
Iran, 10th-12th century
1915.306CCCC0
Jug
Iran, Samanid Period, 10th-12th Century
1915.307CCCC0
Flask
Islamic, probably from Syria/Palestine
1915.552CCCC0
Jug
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1915.584CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Rayy (?), Seljuk Period
1915.588CCCC0
Wall Tile
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1915.638CCCC0
Deep Bowl
Turkey (Kutahya), Ottoman Period
1915.643CCCC0
Wall Tile
Iran, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1915.649CCCC0
Wall Tile
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1915.650CCCC0
Javelin with Concealed Poignard
Iran (?), 19th century
1916.727CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.482CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.482.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.482.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483.bCCCC0
Bottle
Syria
1940.658CCCC0
Albarello Jar
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyabid Period, 13th Century
1940.968CCCC0
Tombstone
Iran, Nishapur, 10th century
1944.59CCCC0
Bottle
Iran, 9th-10th Century
1951.290CCCC0
Bottle
Iran, 9th-10th Century
1951.291CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Amul, 11th-12th century
1953.373CCCC0
Mirror with Four Leaves
Eastern Anatolia or Northern Mesopotamia, 12th-13th century
1995.403CCCC0
"Benefits of the Parts of Vultures" (From the Manafi' al-Haywan of Abu...
Iran, Marageh, Mongol Period (Ilkhanid), late 13th Century
2006.149CCCC0
"Benefits of the Parts of Vultures" (From the Manafi' al-Haywan of Abu...
Iran, Marageh, Mongol Period (Ikhanid), late 13th Century
2006.149.aCCCC0
"Benefits of the Parts of Vultures" (From the Manafi' al-Haywan of Abu...
Iran, Marageh, Mongol Period (Ilkhanid), late 13th Century
2006.149.bCCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
The Wade Cup with Animated Script
Iran, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1944.485brass inlaid with silverOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Diameter: 16.1 cm (6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Prayer Niche (Mihrab)
Iran, Isfahan, in the style of the Safavid period (1501–1722)
1962.23ceramic mosaicMihrab: 290.7 x 245.3 cm (114 7/16 x 96 9/16 in.); Frieze: 69.2 x 1563.5 cm (27 1/4 x 615 9/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Bahram Gur Arrives at the House of a Merchant, text page (recto); Bahram...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1943.658opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1948.308Copper alloy, cast, engraved, chased, and piercedOverall: 35.5 x 11 x 32.5 cm (14 x 4 5/16 x 12 13/16 in.); Head: 17.8 x 9.5 x 12.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, right folio from a double-page...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1945.169opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 32.5 x 22.1 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Recto Image: 27.7 x 10.3 cm (10 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.); Verso image: 26.3 x 20.7 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ceremonial Spittoon or Basin
Europe
1944.235glass with enameled and gilded decorationDiameter: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Antelope
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid period (909–1171)
1944.476earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.); Overall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, left folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1956.10opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperRecto Image: 26.1 x 20.7 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.); Overall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Luxury Ewer Extending Good Fortune to the Owner
Ahmad al-Dhaki al-Mawsili (Iraqi, Mosul, active early 1200s?)
1956.11brass inlaid with silver; lid and base added laterDiameter: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.); Overall: 37.9 cm (14 15/16 in.); Diameter of base: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Twelve-sided Ewer with Sphinxes and Human-Headed Inscriptions
Iran, Khurasan, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1945.27hammered sheet of brass inlaid with silverOverall: 44.8 cm (17 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bird-shaped Vessel
Iran, Seljuq period (1037–1194)
1948.458bronze, cast, with chased and chiseled decoration; eyes inlaid with blue glassOverall: 17.5 x 9.5 cm (6 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Dish with Falcon Attacking a Water Bird
Syria, possibly Tell Minis, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period (1171–1260)
1938.7Fritware with carved decoration and underglaze design, Lakabi wareOverall: 8.3 x 40 cm (3 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Ceramic dish with deer, phoenix, and lotus blossoms
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1924.742Fritware with underglaze-painted design, Sultanabad wareOverall: 7 x 32.6 cm (2 3/4 x 12 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mina'i Beaker with Seated Princes
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1917.977Fritware with overglaze design, mina’i wareOverall: 13.3 x 12.3 cm (5 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Mosque Lamp
France
1981.10glass with enameled and gilded decorationOverall: 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Matchlock Musket
Turkey, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1916.828Wood, steel, brass, mother-of-pearl inlay, and leatherOverall: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.); Barrel: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Dragon in foliage with lion and phoenix heads
Sahkulu (Turkish)
1944.492ink, gold, opaque watercolors on paperSheet: 17.3 x 40.2 cm (6 13/16 x 15 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1944.236Fritware with underglaze designOverall: 28.4 x 19.5 cm (11 3/16 x 7 11/16 in.); Diameter of rim: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Dish with Seated Prince
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1951.289fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 7.5 x 39 cm (2 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1944.287Fritware with underglaze designOverall: 30.4 x 19.7 cm (11 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.); Diameter of rim: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl with Flying Birds
Iran, probably Kashan, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1915.589Fritware with underglaze-painted design, Sultanabad wareOverall: 11.2 x 22 cm (4 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tanbūr
Syria or Turkey, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1918.347Wood, bone, mother-of-pearl, and wireOverall: 58.4 x 10.5 cm (23 x 4 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Large Dish with Artichokes
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1995.17fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter: 36.4 cm (14 5/16 in.); Overall: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Albarello Jar with an Aphorism
Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid period (819–1005)
1996.298Earthenware with underglaze decorationDiameter: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Column Capital
Spain, Cordoba, Madinat al-Zahra, Spanish Umayyad period (756–1031)
2021.4MarbleOverall: 26 x 37 x 28.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 9/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Column Base
Spain, Cordoba, Spanish Umayyad period (756–1031)
2021.5MarbleOverall: 15 x 20.5 x 20.5 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Dish
Caucasus or northern Iran
1915.595Fritware with underglaze design in black slip, Kubachi wareDiameter: 34.2 cm (13 7/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Gilded Dish with Flowers and Leaves
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1915.663Fritware with red slip, underglaze design, and overglaze gildingDiameter: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.); Overall: 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period (1171–1260)
1952.8cast brass inlaid with silverOverall: 7.2 x 19.2 cm (2 13/16 x 7 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bath Pail (Satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1969.291cast brass, turned, engraved, inlaid with black compound (niello)Overall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); Diameter of base: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Diameter of rim: 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)Gift of Rosenberg & Stiebel, Inc.CCCC0
Inscription Plaque, Possibly from a Door
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1994.1forged steel, cut to shape and piercedOverall: 27 x 35 cm (10 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tile Spandrel with Floral Sprays
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
2004.70Fritware with red slip and underglaze designOverall: 76 x 29.9 x 2.5 cm (29 15/16 x 11 3/4 x 1 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Luxury Inlaid Container
Northern Iraq, Ayyubid period
1944.482sheet brass, inlaid with silver and goldDiameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Overall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Diameter of box: 10.1 cm (4 in.); Box: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto); Sleeping Youth (verso)
Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1944.494ink, gold and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and His Beloved...
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.500opaque watercolor, gold, silver, and ink on paper; double-sidedSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nishapur Figural Bowl
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid period (819–1005)
1959.249Earthenware with underglaze decorationOverall: 8 x 35.6 cm (3 1/8 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 31.3 x 21.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bottle
Europe
1944.488glass with enameled and gilded decorationPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Dish with Polo Player
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1944.74fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 7.2 x 35.5 cm (2 13/16 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tray Portraying Courtly Pleasures
Syria, Ayyubid period (1171–1260)
1945.386sheet brass inlaid with silverDiameter: 53.8 cm (21 3/16 in.); Overall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510–1555) and 1 other
1988.96opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 47.5 x 32.2 cm (18 11/16 x 12 11/16 in.); Image: 28.4 x 18.5 cm (11 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Inscribed Tombstone of Shaikh al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn al-Hasan (died...
Iran, Yazd, Seljuk Period, early 12th Century
1950.9limestoneOverall: 65 x 42.6 cm (25 9/16 x 16 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
His Lantern
Afruz Amighi (Iranian, b. 1974)
2012.15shadow installation; plain weave: polyethylene, hand cutOverall: 254 x 177.8 cm (100 x 70 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Balustrade Fragment with Animals from the residence of Hajji Hasan ibn...
Iran, Hamadan, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1938.15limestoneOverall: 66.7 x 83.8 x 10.6 cm (26 1/4 x 33 x 4 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Candlestick
Eastern Anatolia
1951.539sheet brass inlaid with silverOverall: 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.); Diameter of base: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rustam meets the challenge of Ashkabus, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1960.199Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 25.4 x 15.7 cm (10 x 6 3/16 in.); Overall: 31 x 20.1 cm (12 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 13.5 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of John C. HeegeCCCC0
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1915.524fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 19.5 x 16 cm (7 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust by exchangeCCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533–1609)
1988.101opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Image: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1939.507opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32 x 21.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion on Friday, illustrated with text...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
2006.146opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Kamānche (incomplete)
Northern Iran (Caucasian, maybe Azerbaijan, or Kashmir)
1918.353Wood, hide, and boneOverall: 58.5 x 26.8 cm (23 1/16 x 10 9/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Nushirwan Listens to the Owls (recto); the Story of Nushirwan and his...
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1944.487opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32.7 x 21.8 cm (12 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.); Image: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.); Text area: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1947.501opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 29.8 x 17.3 cm (11 3/4 x 6 13/16 in.); Image: 21.3 x 15.3 cm (8 3/8 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39gold, ink and colors on parchmentSheet: 26.7 x 36.3 cm (10 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Dish with Splashes of Green
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid period (750–1258)
1915.304Earthenware with overglaze designDiameter: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Bowl with Griffin
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, Seljuk period, 12th century
1925.1182earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 6.6 x 16.7 cm (2 5/8 x 6 9/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479opaque watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 36.3 x 30 cm (14 5/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Image: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 30 cm (14 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Text area: 29 x 24.5 cm (11 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Oud
Northern Saudi Arabia
1918.350Wood, gut, and metalOverall: 81.3 x 33.7 cm (32 x 13 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1931.452ink and opaque watercolor on paperDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Persian Verses: The Fortieth Year of King Kisra Nushirwan's Reign and...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1959.330opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 59.3 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1915.582Fritware with underglaze design in colored slips, Kubachi wareOverall: 27 x 10.6 cm (10 5/8 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1915.594Fritware with underglaze design in colored slips, Kubachi wareOverall: 8.4 x 35.6 cm (3 5/16 x 14 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bowl
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.639fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wall Tiles
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
1915.651fritware with underglaze-painted designGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Casket
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.652fritware with molded design under glazeOverall: 20.4 x 18 x 15.5 cm (8 1/16 x 7 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
A scene of the life of Alexander from the Sharaf-nameh
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
2021.237Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Lori H. Luciano in memory of her parents, Nicholas H. and Rhea A. LucianoCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.473ink, gold, and colors on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Egypt, Cairo, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
2013.102ink, gold, color on pink paperSheet: 45 x 33 cm (17 11/16 x 13 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. JacksonCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 16.1 x 25 cm (6 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Image: 7.7 x 13.4 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Animals, Precious Stones, Coins, and Musical Instruments (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1945.385opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.7 x 13.5 cm (7 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Afghanistan, Herat, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1924.746ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 28 x 17.4 cm (11 x 6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 52.7 x 55.4 cm (20 3/4 x 21 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Demon in chains
Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 25.7 x 34.4 cm (10 1/8 x 13 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 x 35.2 cm (10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hitching Post
Iran, possibly Hamadan
1944.481limestoneOverall: 62.9 x 65.8 cm (24 3/4 x 25 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: a Processon Arrives at Court (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1962.24opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 47 x 29.7 cm (18 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.); Image: 43.9 x 26.6 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bookbinding for a Qur'an
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period, 15th century
1944.495leather over paper pasteboards; outer cover tooled, blue paint; inner covers openwork designs over colored papersOverall: 36 x 81.6 cm (14 3/16 x 32 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug with Running Animals
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1947.495fritware with design in carved and underglaze-painted slip ("silhouette" ware)Overall: 13 x 14 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Diameter of rim: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Youth Holding a Pomegranate; Illustration from a Single Page Manuscript
Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1947.497opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 15.3 x 8 cm (6 x 3 1/8 in.); Overall: 27.7 x 16.4 cm (10 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lion-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid period
1931.453cast brass inlaid with silverOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto); On the Benefits of Quails (verso), from...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1945.382opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 10.2 x 9 cm (4 x 3 9/16 in.); Overall: 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.); Text area: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Youth Seated by a Willow; Single Page Illustration
Muhammad Yusuf (Iranian)
1947.499ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 33.5 x 21.9 cm (13 3/16 x 8 5/8 in.); Image: 15 x 9.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1915.525fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 35.3 x 19.4 cm (13 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto); The Story of Adam peace upon him, his...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1945.384ink and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 42 x 32 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Text area: 34.5 x 22.7 cm (13 9/16 x 8 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl with Geometric Designs
Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century
1945.133sheet brass, inlaid with silver and goldDiameter: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Sends Mihran Sitad to Fetch the Daughter of the King of China ...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1962.25opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 14.7 x 15 cm (5 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 23.2 cm (12 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.); Text area: 23 x 15.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 10.2 x 36 cm (4 x 14 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur and Azada, from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (940...
Iran, Tabriz or Qazvin, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1915.597opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 32.5 x 21.5 cm (12 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Image: 17.4 x 11 cm (6 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1917.1078opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 30 x 21.1 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/16 in.); Image: 14.3 x 8.9 cm (5 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion,...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 18.7 x 12.3 cm (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Overall: 23.2 x 15.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Text area: 18.2 x 12 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto); Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722) (recto); Iran, possibly Timurid period (1370-1501) (verso)
1947.496opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperVerso image: 11.8 x 5.3 cm (4 5/8 x 2 1/16 in.); Recto Image: 12.2 x 5.7 cm (4 13/16 x 2 1/4 in.); Overall: 37.1 x 24.8 cm (14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Folio from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl (Iraq)
1977.91ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paperSheet: 33.1 x 24.5 cm (13 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Footed Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period, late 12-early 13th century
1915.581fritware, pierced and underglaze paintingOverall: 9.8 x 18.2 cm (3 7/8 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an
Probably Egypt, Abbasid period (750–1258)
1933.493Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on parchmentSheet: 23.7 x 33.7 cm (9 5/16 x 13 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Tughra:  Shah Muhammad bin Ibrahim Khan, al-muzaffar daima (Sultan...
Turkey, Ottoman period, reign of Sultan Mehmed IV, 1648–87)
1944.525opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paperOverall: 24.5 x 45.6 cm (9 5/8 x 17 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towards Another Land
Hassan Massoudy (Iraq, 1944-) and 1 other
2013.65pigments on paperPaper: 74.9 x 54.9 cm (29 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)L. E. Holden Fund©
Luster Bowl with Ibex
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid period (909–1171)
1944.477earthenware with luster-painted designOverall: 9.6 x 24.7 cm (3 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Les Femmes Du Maroc: La Grande Odalisque
Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)
2012.13chromogenic print mounted to aluminum with a UV protective laminateOverall: 76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Abbasid Period
1959.331earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.); Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
Sultan Ali Mashhadi (Iranian, c. 1440–1520)
2006.147opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperGift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
Sultan Muhammad (Iranian) and 1 other
2006.148Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperGift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Jug
Iran or Iraq, Baghdad, Buyid Period, reign of Samsam al-Dawla (985-998 AD)
1966.22gold with repoussé and chased and engraved decorationOverall: 12.5 x 10.2 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.); Diameter of base: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1915.585fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 9.8 x 21.5 cm (3 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590fritware with luster-painted designDiameter: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bowl
Fatimid Egypt, Fustat
1915.642earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Octagonal Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, probably Isfahan, Qajar period (1779–1925)
1918.785Varnished lacquer and opaque watercolor over papier-mâchéGift of Mrs. L. E. HoldenCCCC0
Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1932.13Varnished lacquer and opaque watercolor over papier-mâchéOverall: 24.4 x 16 cm (9 5/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Jacob PerkinsCCCC0
Siyavush on His Horse Hitting a Rolling Target (recto) and Persian...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period (1370-1501)
1942.871Opaque watercolor, silver, gold, and ink on paperGift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto); Calligraphy,...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period (1370–1501)
1971.305opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto); Persian...
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, d. after 1550)
1983.1115ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperGift of Mrs. Mehmed A. Simsar in memory of Dr. Mehmed A. SimsarCCCC0
Harem #14
Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)
2012.14Chromogenic print mounted to aluminum with a UV protective laminateOverall: 101.6 x 76.2 cm (40 x 30 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21.4 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.); Overall: 28.6 x 40.8 cm (11 1/4 x 16 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Sultanabad
1915.591fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.); Overall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wall Tile with Lotus Blossom
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
1915.645fritware with molded and underglaze-painted designOverall: 20 x 20 cm (7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Storage Jar
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.665fritware with glazeDiameter of mouth: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.); Overall: 48.2 cm (19 in.); Diameter of base: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.474ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 23.5 x 16.4 cm (9 1/4 x 6 7/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 18.4 x 26 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 7.6 x 25 cm (3 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Picnic in the Mountains; Single Page Illustration
Muhammadi (Iranian)
1944.491opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 28.6 x 19 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iraq or Iran, 9th-10th Century
1915.303earthenware with underglaze-painted and incised designDiameter: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Garden Scene with a Master Instructing a Student in a Pavilion
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1939.508opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 19.8 x 13.3 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Overall: 21.2 x 13.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1960.277earthenware with overglaze-painted designDiameter of mouth: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Diameter of base: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Seljuk Period, late 12th - early 13th Century
1939.214fritware with overglaze-painted design (minai ware)Overall: 9.2 x 20.9 cm (3 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, 12th-13th century
1944.478fritware with overglaze-painted design (minai ware)Overall: 6.3 x 12.3 cm (2 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250–1517)
1933.480ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 41.2 x 32.4 cm (16 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Bowl
Northwest Iran, Aghkand (Azerbaijan area), 12th-13th century
1944.483earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 9.8 x 31 cm (3 7/8 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1925.132opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 34.6 x 22.5 cm (13 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.); Image: 21.2 x 12.5 cm (8 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)The Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Episodes from the Reigns of Khusrau Parviz and Nushirwan from a Shahnama...
Iraq, Baghdad, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1944.480opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 5 x 13.2 cm (1 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Overall: 25 x 18.8 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bottle
Early Islamic, Eastern Mediterranean
1915.548glassOverall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Egypt ?
1933.481ink, gold, and colors on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1933.488ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 30.6 x 20 cm (12 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Pen and Ink Box
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1940.689lacquer over papier machéOverall: 3.6 x 22.3 x 4.2 cm (1 7/16 x 8 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1944.484fritware with overglaze-painted design (minai ware)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seated Figure holding a Vase or Flask
Iran
1984.222lead reliefOverall: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)Gift of Milton GirodCCCC0
Orans Figure
Iran, Medieval Period
1984.223lead reliefOverall: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)Gift of Milton GirodCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Khurasan, Nishapur, Seljuk Period, 12th century
1985.22cast brassDiameter: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.); Diameter of mouth: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Overall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); Diameter of base: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bowl
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, late Saljuq Period, 12th-13th Century with 20th Century replacement fragments
1938.8earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid Period, 10th Century
1956.225earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 11.5 x 28 cm (4 1/2 x 11 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vase
Early Islamic, Eastern Mediterranean
1915.546glassOverall: 6.1 x 5.5 x 3.3 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.); Diameter of foot: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wall Tile with a Man Carrying a Wine Bottle
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722)
1915.648faience, cuerda seca techniqueOverall: 44.5 x 23.5 cm (17 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Pen and Ink Box
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1942.854lacquer over papier machéOverall: 3.9 x 22.3 x 2.7 cm (1 9/16 x 8 3/4 x 1 1/16 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Verses (recto); Bahram Gur meets Arzu, the Daughter...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju Period, 14th Century
1945.387ink and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 29 x 20.7 cm (11 7/16 x 8 1/8 in.); Text area: 22.5 x 15.3 cm (8 7/8 x 6 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (Recto); Khar (Ass) (Verso)
Iran, Timurid Period, 15th century
1947.498ink and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 24.8 x 15.8 cm (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.); Text area: 18.7 x 11 cm (7 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379ivoryDiameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic Period, 8th-10th Century
1962.346carved boneOverall: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Salver
Afghanistan, Ghaznavid Period, 12th Century
1980.179brassDiameter: 58 cm (22 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mirror Stand
Iran, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1983.1111Steel engraved and inlaid with gold and silver with openwork calligraphic design on hinged doorDiameter: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.); Overall: 52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.); Diameter of base: 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Mehmed A. Simsar in memory of Dr. Mehmed A. SimsarCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuk Period, 12th-13th Century
1985.20fritware with molded design under glazeOverall: 8.5 x 12.3 cm (3 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bowl with Incised Inscription
Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th Century
1985.21glassOverall: 4.8 x 9.8 cm (1 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Incense Burner
Syria, Ayyubid Period, 13th Century
1937.26brass inlaid with silverOverall: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.); Diameter of ridge at base: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Diameter of ridge at rim: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Pair of Buttons
Iran, 10th-11th century
1948.21goldDiameter: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1915.587earthenware with underglaze-painted and incised designOverall: 9.5 x 20.7 cm (3 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Metal Disk
India (?)
1916.1969Overall: 5.8 x 3.2 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Flask or Sprinkler
Syria
1919.235glassOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of D. G. KelekianCCCC0
Harpy
Iran, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th Century
1933.171bronzeOverall: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Mortar
Iran, Seljuq Period, 12th-13th Century
1992.190Cast bronze with incised decorationDiameter: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.); Overall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.); Diameter of rim: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. R. E. PetrequinCCCC0
Mirror with Addorsed Sphinxes
Eastern Anatolia or Northern Mesopotamia, 12th-early 13th century
1995.402Cast bronze with relief decorationDiameter: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 1/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Jug
Iran or Iraq, late Seljuq Period, 11th-13th Century
1915.305earthenwareOverall: 15.5 x 11 cm (6 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Jug
Iran, 10th-12th century
1915.306earthenwareOverall: 13.2 x 12 cm (5 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Samanid Period, 10th-12th Century
1915.307earthenwareOverall: 14 x 12 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Flask
Islamic, probably from Syria/Palestine
1915.552glassOverall: 10.8 x 8.3 x 1.8 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 11/16 in.); Diameter of foot: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran (1037–1194)
1915.584fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 14.7 x 17 cm (5 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Rayy (?), Seljuk Period
1915.588earthenware with underglaze-painted and incised designOverall: 9.2 x 21 cm (3 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.); Diameter of foot: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wall Tile
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1915.638fritware with luster-painted designDiameter: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Deep Bowl
Turkey (Kutahya), Ottoman Period
1915.643fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Overall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wall Tile
Iran, Ilkhanid period (1256-1353)
1915.649fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 40.5 x 25.5 x 4 cm (15 15/16 x 10 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wall Tile
Iran, Safavid period (1501–1722)
1915.650faience, cuerda seca techniqueOverall: 32.3 x 32.3 x 2.8 cm (12 11/16 x 12 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Javelin with Concealed Poignard
Iran (?), 19th century
1916.727steel inlaid with goldOverall: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.482ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 12.8 x 16.4 cm (5 1/16 x 6 7/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 13 x 17.4 cm (5 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Bottle
Syria
1940.658glassBequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Albarello Jar
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyabid Period, 13th Century
1940.968fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter of mouth: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.); Overall: 25.6 x 14 cm (10 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Tombstone
Iran, Nishapur, 10th century
1944.59limestoneOverall: 40 x 19.1 cm (15 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Bottle
Iran, 9th-10th Century
1951.290glassOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bottle
Iran, 9th-10th Century
1951.291glassOverall: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Amul, 11th-12th century
1953.373earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 7.8 x 18 cm (3 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Gift of Mary Corning Hyatt and Warren H. Corning, in memory of their mother, Edith W. CorningCCCC0
Mirror with Four Leaves
Eastern Anatolia or Northern Mesopotamia, 12th-13th century
1995.403bronzeDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
"Benefits of the Parts of Vultures" (From the Manafi' al-Haywan of Abu...
Iran, Marageh, Mongol Period (Ilkhanid), late 13th Century
2006.149opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0