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Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Serpent Deity (Nag Devta I)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949-2015)
2016.544©
Man Overboard (Drowning Man)
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1990.124©
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287CCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School
1972.285CCCC0
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1930.331CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1961.44CCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15CCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496CCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46CCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
1970.62CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88CCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284CCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284.aCCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 36 from the Kitab-i Nauras of Sultan Ibrahim...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284.bCCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2CCCC0
Dagger
India
1930.708.aCCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146CCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34CCCC0
The monkey slain, his blood to be used as medicine for the ailing prince...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.33.bCCCC0
The hunter throws away the baby parrots, who pretend to be dead, and...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aCCCC0
The hunter offers the mother parrot to the king of Kamarupa, from a Tuti...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aCCCC0
The vizier dissuades the king of Bahilistan from executing the dervish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.44.bCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aCCCC0
The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bCCCC0
The lion returns to his territory and sees the monkey conversing with...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.194.bCCCC0
Hunting with Falcons in a Landscape (recto)
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292.aCCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117CCCC0
An Ambassador before Humayun
attributed to Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, page from a Chingiz-nama ...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.aCCCC0
Calligraphy
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.bCCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220CCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26CCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661CCCC0
Agni, God of Fire
India, Uttar Pradesh
1955.51CCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328CCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
Eastern India, Bihar
1982.132CCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
1973.187CCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
1968.104CCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika...
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301.1CCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.aCCCC0
Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82CCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324CCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369CCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.14CCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63CCCC0
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
attributed to Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286CCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.347.aCCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332CCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349.aCCCC0
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282.1CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282.2CCCC0
Carved Bracket
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282.3CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504CCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44CCCC0
Krishna Stealing Curds
Southern India, Andhra Pradhesh
1966.28CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1969.286CCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.aCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.bCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.cCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.dCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.eCCCC0
Necklace Beads in the Form of Fish
India, Shunga Period
1973.39CCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.fCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.gCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.hCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.iCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.jCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.kCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.lCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.mCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.nCCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty
2011.146CCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1961.94CCCC0
A Night Scene of Shiva Puja (recto)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.350.aCCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366CCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger)
India, Mughal
1985.119.aCCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger): Sheath
India, Mughal
1985.119.bCCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342.aCCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47CCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval period, Pala dynasty
1973.73CCCC0
Punch-Marked Coin
India, Rajasthan, Maurya Period
1967.243CCCC0
Punch-Marked Coin
India, Rajasthan, Maurya Period
1967.243.aCCCC0
Punch-Marked Coin
India, Rajasthan, Maurya Period
1967.243.bCCCC0
India. Benares. Aurangzeb's Mosque, after a photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2019.185CCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301CCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36CCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369CCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.299CCCC0
Coin
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227CCCC0
Coin: Havishka (obverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227.aCCCC0
Coin: Havishka (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227.bCCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir, early 8th Century
1965.557CCCC0
Worshippers Giving Offerings to the Bodhi Tree
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1970.43CCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250CCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47CCCC0
Ceylonese Woman
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876-1895) and 1 other
2018.220CCCC0
Veddahs of Ceylon
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876-1895) and 1 other
2018.222CCCC0
Gwalior. Urwai
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.218CCCC0
Fertility worship of Krishna
India, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi
2018.97CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344CCCC0
A Princess on a Terrace with Attendants at Night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341.aCCCC0
Goddess Mangala, from a Devi Series
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer
2018.154CCCC0
Agra. Diwan-i-Chas
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.214CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
1968.40CCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349CCCC0
Raja Gulab Singh
India, Jammu
1925.1338CCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Devotees at the Shrine of Shri Nathji
Khubiram Gopilal (Indian, 1891-1970)
2018.213©
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226CCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (obverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226.aCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226.bCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vima Kadphises
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.225CCCC0
Vima Kadphises (reverse)
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.225.bCCCC0
Padmapani Lokeshvara Seated on the Rock
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.20CCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Beechwood Park
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.217CCCC0
Lucknow. Residence
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.219CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
Pomander
Mughal India
1989.349CCCC0
India. Ceylon. Colombo. Street Scene, after photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2019.188CCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206CCCC0
Bidri Basin
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.205CCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
1996.323©
Bidri Hookah Bowl with Roses
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.207CCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1971.117CCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.190CCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.322©
Sinhalese Man
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876-1895) and 1 other
2018.221CCCC0
Krishna Holds a Butter Ball
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887-1972)
2005.76©
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645) and 1 other
2013.323CCCC0
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645) and 1 other
2013.323.aCCCC0
Page from the Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)
Abd al-Rahim, the Anbarin-Qalam (Indian, active c. 1590–1630)
2013.323.bCCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.298CCCC0
A Rathor Noble Visiting a Holy Man at a Vishnu Shrine
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar
2018.202CCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Kutcherry Hill
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.216CCCC0
Women playing at cross-dressing
India, Golconda, Deccan, 17th century
2013.290CCCC0
Agra. The Fort
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.215CCCC0
Dead Leopard
India, 19th century
2018.224CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66CCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.112CCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71CCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472CCCC0
Sita in the Garden of Lanka, From the Ramayana epic of Valmiki
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1966.143CCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aCCCC0
Trikala Bhairava
Eastern India, Orissa
1958.208CCCC0
The Sentiment of Peace: Sama Rasa, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.124CCCC0
Group Taken at Nortekande Bungalow
India, 19th century
2018.223CCCC0
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443CCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52CCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580-1630)
1987.1100CCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45CCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83CCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala period
1970.10CCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, laid down on an album page with cream borders decorated with gold flowers and geometric motifsGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Serpent Deity (Nag Devta I)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949-2015)
2016.544Undyed and dyed hemp rope and fibers; cotton; steelOverall: 114.3 x 83.8 x 129.5 cm (45 x 33 x 51 in.)Gift of Phyllis Granoff©
Man Overboard (Drowning Man)
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1990.124WoodcutJohn L. Severance Fund©
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419SandstoneOverall: 160.7 x 67 cm (63 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287GlassOverall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Corner Railing Pillar with Drinking Scenes, Yakshis, and Musicians
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1977.34Red sandstoneOverall: 80 cm (31 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A royal ram with a gold chain
India, Mughal
2013.298Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School
1972.285Gum tempera on paperOverall: 38.5 x 28.6 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1930.331BronzeOverall: 113 x 102 x 30 cm (44 1/2 x 40 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Base: 35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1961.44Gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
A floral fantasy of animals and birds (Waq-waq)
India, Mughal
2013.319Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.6 x 26.6 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15SandstoneOverall: 73.9 x 57.2 cm (29 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Section of Monolithic Railing with Bather and Lotus Medallions
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.71Red sandstoneOverall: 53.3 x 45.8 cm (21 x 18 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 4.8 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Akbar supervising the capture of wild elephants at Malwa in 1564,...
attributed to Farukh Chela (Indian) and 2 others
2013.309Ink with use of colors and gold on paper, mounted on an album page with borders of gold-decorated buff and blue paper (recto); calligraphy by Faqir Ali (verso)Page: 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46SchistOverall: 81.3 x 47 cm (32 x 18 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tulwar sword
India
1919.54Iron with gold inlay; steel bladeOverall: 81.3 cm (32 in.); Blade: 70.5 cm (27 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance©
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
1970.62BronzeOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 x 17.8 cm (20 x 10 x 7 in.); Base: 23 x 18.3 cm (9 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Shaped horse trapping
India
1927.376Velvet, brocaded and pile warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal threadAverage: 26.1 x 23.5 cm (10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 5.4 x 3.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
A Mounted Prince Hunting Lion in a Rocky Landscape
Khem Karan (Indian)
2013.310Opaque watercolor on paperPage: 33 x 22.2 cm (13 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Pediment with the face of Glory (Kirti-mukha)
Northern India
1988.102SandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 94 cm (20 x 37 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper, text on versoPage: 36.7 x 24.4 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 16 x 9 cm (6 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
From Dohras (Songs) 40 and 42 from the Kitab-i Nauras (Book of Nine...
Khalilullah Butshikan (Persian, active in India 1596–c. 1620)
2013.284Ink with two-tone gold on paper, double-sidedGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2Bronze, lost wax techniqueDiameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Dagger
India
1930.708.aJade hilt with iron and gold; steel blade with iron and goldOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Dagger (red velvet case)
India
1930.708.bWood sheath covered in velvet with metallic threadOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146Chloritic schistOverall: 94 cm (37 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Akbar and Jahangir Examine a Ghir Falcon while Prince Khusrau Stands Behind
Mughal India
2013.317Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 35.8 x 23.4 cm (14 1/8 x 9 3/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34SandstoneOverall: 33.4 x 95.3 x 11.3 cm (13 1/8 x 37 1/2 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The soldier receives a garland of roses from his wife which will remain...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.27.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 3.8 x 10.6 cm (1 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The two erring cooks, dressed as maidservants, fall at the prince’s feet...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.30.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 5.2 x 10.5 cm (2 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot mother cautions her young on the danger of playing with foxes...
Dasavanta (Indian, d. 1584)
1962.279.32.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10.5 cm (3 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monkey slain, his blood to be used as medicine for the ailing prince...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.33.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.3 x 10.6 cm (4 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The hunter throws away the baby parrots, who pretend to be dead, and...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.); Painting only: 10.6 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The hunter offers the mother parrot to the king of Kamarupa, from a Tuti...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 10.2 x 10.7 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The vizier dissuades the king of Bahilistan from executing the dervish...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.44.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14 x 9.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 13.6 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman’s predicament is conveyed by the wind to the fish who...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.89.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.3 x 10.2 cm (3 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The creatures of the sea are asked by the king of the Ocean to take a...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.89.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.3 x 10.1 cm (2 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.3 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman, unable to select from the four gifts of the king of the...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.93.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.4 x 10.1 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The daughter of the merchant of Mazanderan asks the gardener for the...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.98.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 6 x 10.1 cm (2 3/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter encounters a wolf and bandits on her way to meet...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.99.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.2 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter meets the gardener, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.100.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.8 x 10.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.2 x 14 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Fifteenth Night,...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.112.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.6 x 10 cm (3 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion disturbed by mice who eat the food trapped in his aging teeth,...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.113.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The cat attacks the mice which disturb the lion, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.115.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.9 x 10.1 cm (3 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Night,...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.130.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.131.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Nikfal, the fortune of the prince in the form of a woman, offers to...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.132.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, having deprived the snake of its natural food, a frog, feeds...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.132.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince and Nikfal are joined by Khalis and the Mukhlis who are the...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.134.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, with the help of Mukhlis who changes into a frog, recovers...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.135.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Khalis repays the prince for his kindness by changing into a snake and...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.136.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman comes upon a lion who has a deer and a gazelle as his...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.150.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.8 x 9.8 cm (4 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wolf and the jackal, serving as viziers, instigate the lion who...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.152.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.8 x 10.4 cm (4 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The dethroned frog Shapur seeks the help of the serpent, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.182.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.5 x 10.1 cm (2 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The snake enters into an argument with the frog, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.183.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.5 x 10.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion returns to his territory and sees the monkey conversing with...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.194.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 13.9 x 10.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
A woman with two children, having abandoned her home, goes into the...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.200.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 15.6 x 10.2 cm (6 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The woman conversing with her children, as the leopard returns, egged on...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.202.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman gives an account of his falling in love with the king of...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.231.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.7 x 10.2 cm (3 13/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magician, disguised as a Brahman, visits the king of Babylon, from a...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.232.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.5 x 10.1 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The son of the king of Babylon sees the Brahman transformed into a woman...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.234.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14.5 x 10.2 cm (5 11/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magician disguised as a Brahman returns to claim his “daughter-in...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.236.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The court of the Raja of Ujjain, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
Mughal India, Court of Akbar
1962.279.291.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 15.9 x 10.1 cm (6 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Hunting with falcons in a landscape; Verso: Calligraphy of Chaghatai...
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292Opaque watercolor on paper (recto); ink on paper (verso)Page: 35.7 x 24.3 cm (14 1/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Painting: 21.5 x 13 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 38.4 x 25.2 cm (15 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.); Painting: 33.3 x 21.1 cm (13 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88Bronze with silver inlayOverall: 61.5 x 49.5 x 36.8 cm (24 3/16 x 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31CopperOverall: 23.5 x 36.5 x 0.5 cm (9 1/4 x 14 3/8 x 3/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Portrait of Alamgir (r. 1658-1707)
India, Mughal
1944.498Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 7.9 x 5.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 23.4 x 14.6 cm (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117BronzeOverall: 39.6 cm (15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
An Ambassador before Humayun
attributed to Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320Opaque watercolor with gold on paperPainting: 20.9 x 11.7 cm (8 1/4 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Nine Celestial Bodies (Navagraha)
Central India
1971.61SandstoneOverall: 44.4 x 158.6 x 18.2 cm (17 1/2 x 62 7/16 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of Doris and Ed WienerCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 34 x 20 cm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.5 x 25 cm (15 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220Red sandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 cm (20 x 10 in.)Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth in memory of Christian HumannCCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26BronzeOverall: 58.4 cm (23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661SandstoneOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Agni, God of Fire
India, Uttar Pradesh
1955.51SandstoneOverall: 73 x 40.6 cm (28 3/4 x 16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A woman mistakes a cow for the Angel of Death, from a Lights of Canopus ...
Mughal India, court of Jahangir
2019.81Gum tempera on paperPainting: 19.7 x 10.2 cm (7 3/4 x 4 in.); Framed: 38.1 x 26.7 cm (15 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Michael Silver and Deborah Lader in memory of Rabbi Daniel Jeremy SilverCCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
Eastern India, Bihar
1982.132Bronze with inlay of semiprecious stonesOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A Group of Women in Ecstasy Before Madhava, from a Madhavanala Kamakandala
India, Bilaspur
2018.91Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 21.7 x 31 cm (8 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Image: 19.1 x 28.3 cm (7 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva  Manjushri: Lord of Wisdom
East India, Bengal
1960.285Bronze with gilding and inlay of semiprecious stonesOverall: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Part 1: 6.5 x 15.5 x 11.9 cm (2 9/16 x 6 1/8 x 4 11/16 in.); Part 2: 41.9 x 15.2 cm (16 1/2 x 6 in.); Part 3: 16.5 x 8.5 cm (6 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
1973.187BronzeOverall: 57 x 31 x 23 cm (22 7/16 x 12 3/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Base: 18.8 x 32 x 22.5 cm (7 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
1968.104Mottled red sandstoneOverall: 127.6 x 49 x 25.4 cm (50 1/4 x 19 5/16 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 18.3 x 12.1 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Overall: 37.3 x 25.4 cm (14 11/16 x 10 in.)Gift of Herbert F. LeisyCCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167IvoryOverall: 4.8 x 2.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301Gum tempera and ink on wood and palm leavesOverall: 6.5 x 57 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 22 7/16 x 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto); Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
Mughal India, probably Lucknow
2013.348Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 30.6 x 25 cm (12 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 20.5 x 24.7 cm (8 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Battle between Manuchihr and Tur, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of...
India, Mughal, 17th century
1945.171Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 12.4 x 11 cm (4 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Overall: 34.6 x 22.9 cm (13 5/8 x 9 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kandala Dies on Hearing the News of Madhava’s Death, from a Madhavanala...
India, Bilaspur
2018.94Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 17.6 x 28.5 cm (6 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Page: 20.2 x 31 cm (7 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Madhava Plays his Vina before Five Women Drawing Water from a Well, from...
India, Bilaspur
2018.93Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 19.1 x 28.6 cm (7 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.); Page: 21.7 x 30.9 cm (8 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Madhava Faces a Man Holding a Scale, from a Madhavanala Kamakandala
India, Bilaspur
2018.95Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 19.2 x 28.7 cm (7 9/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Page: 21.8 x 30.4 cm (8 9/16 x 11 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 9.5 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 41 x 32.7 cm (16 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Husain Ali Khan Entertaining His Brothers (The Sayyid Brothers)
India, Mughal Dynasty
2013.334Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 30.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/8 x 12 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369Chloritic schistOverall: 113.3 x 49.2 x 29 cm (44 5/8 x 19 3/8 x 11 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346Painted and gilded wood with ivory veneers and inlay; copper alloy frets; iron alloy strings (with one modern copper replacement)Overall: 95.2 x 15.3 cm (37 1/2 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Female Figure, Probably a Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Shunga Period
1973.24TerracottaOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Eleanor and Morris EverettCCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.14Bronze with silver overlay and opaque watercolorOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); Base: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Marriage of Pradyumna and Rukmavati, page from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India
1976.26Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 16.3 x 21.5 cm (6 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
A mendicant bowing before a holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
2013.296Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 32.7 x 21.1 cm (12 7/8 x 8 5/16 in.); Painting: 13.6 x 7.5 cm (5 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Princes hunting in a rocky landscape
India, Mughal, 16th century
1940.1197Ink, slight color, and gold on paperImage: 26.4 x 15.8 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.); Overall: 40.5 x 26 cm (15 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63Red mottled sandstoneOverall: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A Prince Performs Austerities (recto); Shiva and His Followers Return to...
Eastern India, Odisha
2018.175Gum tempera and lampblack on palm leafLeaf: 5.1 x 41 cm (2 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
attributed to Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.2 x 21 cm (14 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 28.4 x 25.7 cm (11 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (recto); ink and opaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)Painting only: 14.4 x 10.3 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Page: 28 x 23.8 cm (11 x 9 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Nur Jahan Holding a Portrait of Emperor Jahangir
Bishandas (Indian)
2013.325Gum tempera and gold on paperPainting only: 13.6 x 6.4 cm (5 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.); Page: 30 x 22.1 cm (11 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, pink and blue borders decorated with gold foliate motifs, text on versoPage: 32 x 24.4 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Portrait of Sardar Singh (Son of Savant Singh, 1730–68)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh
2001.122Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 27.9 x 21.9 cm (11 x 8 5/8 in.); Overall: 34.6 x 26.6 cm (13 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 31.1 x 26.2 cm (12 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Alamshah cleaving asunder the chain of the wheel, from volume 11 of a...
India, Mughal, 16th century, made for Akbar
1976.74Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on cotton and paperPage: 83.7 x 67 cm (32 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Carved Brackets
South India, probably Madurai
1972.282Ivory with traces of pigmentOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Mughal ruler Humayun defeating the Afghans before reconquering India,...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.77Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 31.2 x 18.6 cm (12 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Overall: 36.5 x 23.1 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504SandstoneOverall: 30.6 x 16.6 cm (12 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, yellow borders with gold flower headsPage: 26.1 x 37.4 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44Plum-colored sandstoneOverall: 55.9 x 66 cm (22 x 26 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A feast for Babur hosted by his half-brother Jahangir Mirza in Ghazni in...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
2013.300Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, double-sided: text on versoPage: 28 x 18.1 cm (11 x 7 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Krishna Stealing Curds
Southern India, Andhra Pradhesh
1966.28Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 27.7 x 19.3 cm (10 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.1 x 14.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
A princess reclining on a terrace with attendants
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.338Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 20.6 x 30.6 cm (8 1/8 x 12 1/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1969.286Glass with colored enamel and gildingOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 22.9 x 12.1 cm (9 x 4 3/4 in.); Sheet with border: 34.7 x 22.5 cm (13 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Necklace Beads in the Form of Fish
India, Shunga Period
1973.39Gold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
A prince conversing with a woman while taking refreshments on a terrace ...
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.335Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, blue and buff borders (recto); ink on paper, script from Sadi's Bustan (verso)Page: 30.5 x 24.1 cm (12 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Two Folios from a Jain Manuscript: Great Poem about Twos (Dvyashraya...
Abhayatilakagani (Indian)
1971.130Gum tempera and ink on palm leafPart 2: 5.7 x 47 cm (2 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.); Part 1: 5.7 x 45.7 cm (2 1/4 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A pair of Brahminy ducks
India, Mughal, 16th century
2013.299Opaque watercolor on paper, mounted with later pink and blue bordersPage: 28.3 x 19.8 cm (11 1/8 x 7 13/16 in.); Painting: 8.6 x 4.5 cm (3 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty
2011.146Black chloriteOverall: 89 x 44 x 19 cm (35 1/16 x 17 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Posthumous portrait of Emperor Jahangir under a canopy (recto);...
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.329Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, borders with floral motifs in colors and gold (recto); black ink on marbled paper, a Persian quatrain in calligraphy (verso)Page: 35.2 x 22.1 cm (13 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1961.94BronzeBase: 21.6 x 79.5 x 24.9 cm (8 1/2 x 31 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Part 1: 81.9 x 48.7 cm (32 1/4 x 19 3/16 in.); Part 2: 65.1 x 16.5 cm (25 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sultan Abdullah Qutb Shah (1614-74) on Horseback
Southern India, Golconda
2013.287Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper, mounted with gold-sprinkled bordersGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A night scene of Shiva puja (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
Ahmad al-Husaini and 1 other
2013.350Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, wide borders of pink paper (recto); gold on blue paper, four lines of thuluth calligraphy (verso)Page: 28.2 x 24.1 cm (11 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366SandstoneOverall: 30.5 x 122 cm (12 x 48 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Babur meeting with Sultan Ali Mirza at the Kohik River, from a Babur...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.85Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 28 x 16.5 cm (11 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 41 x 27.1 cm (16 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119Iron handle with gold inlay; steel blade; wooden sheath with velvet cover, brass boss, iron tip with gold inlayOverall: 45.6 x 8.2 cm (17 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor EverettCCCC0
Krishna sporting with the gopis in the Jumna River, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India
1971.171Gum tempera and ink on paperOverall: 16.5 x 22.2 cm (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, four lines of Persian poetry (verso)Page: 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47Red mottled sandstoneOverall: 21.6 x 18.3 cm (8 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval period, Pala dynasty
1973.73Chloritic schistOverall: 83.8 cm (33 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Punch-Marked Coin
India, Rajasthan, Maurya Period
1967.243SilverOverall: 1.4 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Sri B. D. DwivediCCCC0
India. Benares. Aurangzeb's Mosque, after a photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2019.185PhotochromImage: 20.5 x 26.7 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 20.5 x 26.7 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 25.4 x 29.8 cm (10 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301Opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 22 x 33 cm (8 11/16 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
A Ruler Presents a Document to Visiting Nobles
Southern India, Deccan
1996.296Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 22 x 32.7 cm (8 11/16 x 12 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36SteatiteDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369SchistOverall: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.299Bronze with repoussé and chased designsDiameter: 1.8 x 6.9 cm (11/16 x 2 11/16 in.); Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Coin
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.227GoldDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir, early 8th Century
1965.557BrassOverall: 50.4 cm (19 13/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Worshippers Giving Offerings to the Bodhi Tree
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1970.43LimestoneOverall: 80 x 57.1 cm (31 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250Red sandstoneOverall: 70.5 x 17.5 cm (27 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47BronzeOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
India. Calcutta. Upper Chitpore Road (A), after photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2019.187PhotochromPaper: 20.6 x 26.2 cm (8 1/8 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Ceylonese Woman
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876-1895) and 1 other
2018.220Albumen printImage: 14.4 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.); Paper: 14.4 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Veddahs of Ceylon
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876-1895) and 1 other
2018.222Albumen printImage: 21.3 x 28.1 cm (8 3/8 x 11 1/16 in.); Paper: 21.3 x 28.1 cm (8 3/8 x 11 1/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Gwalior. Urwai
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.218PhotochromImage: 20.6 x 26.6 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.6 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Untitled (West Indian Women Being Measured)
India, 19th century
2019.70Three studies mounted on a single cardImage 1: 8.6 x 5.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.); Image 2: 8.6 x 5.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.); Image 3: 8.5 x 5.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Gift of Barbara Tannenbaum and Mark SoppelandCCCC0
Fertility worship of Krishna
India, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi
2018.97Gum tempera on paperPage: 29.2 x 21.6 cm (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.); Image: 23.6 x 16.6 cm (9 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Pendant in the Shape of a Fish-Tailed Elephant
India, Shunga Period
1973.63GoldJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600Silk and silver filé, wool: chain stitch embroideryOverall including fringe: 212.1 x 212.1 cm (83 1/2 x 83 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A princess on a terrace with attendants at night (recto); Calligraphy ...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, six lines of Persian poetry (verso)Miniature: 25.4 x 19.7 cm (10 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Goddess Mangala, from a Devi Series
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer
2018.154Color on paperMiniature: 24.8 x 21 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
India. Calcutta. Harrison Road I with Group of Jogees, after photo by Dr...
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2019.186PhotochromImage: 20.6 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Agra. Diwan-i-Chas
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.214PhotochromImage: 20.3 x 26.5 cm (8 x 10 7/16 in.); Paper: 20.3 x 26.5 cm (8 x 10 7/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
1968.40BronzeOverall: 46.5 x 15.4 x 13.4 cm (18 5/16 x 6 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.); without base: 35 x 13.8 x 10.5 cm (13 3/4 x 5 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349Black chloriteOverall: 46.4 x 27.3 x 11.4 cm (18 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Raja Gulab Singh
India, Jammu
1925.1338Color on paperOverall: 19.8 x 13.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 28.8 x 18.6 cm (11 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Painting: 14.5 x 11 cm (5 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70IvoryOverall: 12 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 9/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael de HavenonCCCC0
Devotees at the Shrine of Shri Nathji
Khubiram Gopilal (Indian, 1891-1970)
2018.213Watercolor, gelatin silver print, gold paintImage: 46.5 x 59 cm (18 5/16 x 23 1/4 in.); Paper: 50.5 x 63 cm (19 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust©
Diagrams of the Universe: The Two-and-a-Half Continents, the Universe in...
Western India, Gujarat
2018.201Gum tempera, ink, and gold on cloth83.8 x 155 cm (33 x 61 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.226GoldOverall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Coin of Kushan King Vima Kadphises
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1999.225GoldDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Padmapani Lokeshvara Seated on the Rock
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.20Bronze with silver overlayOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Base: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Beechwood Park
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.217PhotochromImage: 20.9 x 26.8 cm (8 1/4 x 10 9/16 in.); Paper: 20.9 x 26.8 cm (8 1/4 x 10 9/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Lucknow. Residence
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.219PhotochromImage: 20.6 x 26.7 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.7 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18Ivory with gold and polychromeOverall: 13 x 8.9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mahliqa, Daughter of the Emperor of China, Pointing at the Bird-Man...
Mughal India
2013.336Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink and gold on pink-speckled paper (verso)Page: 42.2 x 28.5 cm (16 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Pomander
Mughal India
1989.349Spherical rock crystal cover with enameled silver mountsOverall: 4.5 x 3.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
India. Ceylon. Colombo. Street Scene, after photo by Dr. Kurt Boeck
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2019.188PhotochromImage: 20.6 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.4 cm (8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.)Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara TimmerCCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206Zinc alloy with silver overlayDiameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Bidri Basin
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.205Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlayDiameter: 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in.); height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944) and 1 other
1996.323Color woodcutSheet: 70.6 x 52 cm (27 13/16 x 20 1/2 in.); Image: 61 x 44.5 cm (24 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
Rustam Takes Aim at Ashkabus, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)
Sultanate India, Deccan or Malwa
2020.204Gum tempera and ink on paperFolio: 31.8 x 25.6 cm (12 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.); Painting: 13.7 x 20.5 cm (5 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Bidri Hookah Bowl with Roses
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.207Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlayDiameter: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1971.117BronzeOverall: 76.5 x 45 cm (30 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Base: 26 x 25 cm (10 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359Plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.1902/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked: wool, possibly pashminaOverall: 325 x 136.5 cm (127 15/16 x 53 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Arthur LoesserCCCC0
Navigator
Richard Bosman (Australian, born India 1944)
1996.322Acrylic and watercolor over graphite; framing lines in graphite (ruled)Sheet: 76.2 x 56.2 cm (30 x 22 1/8 in.); Image: 60.7 x 44.2 cm (23 7/8 x 17 3/8 in.)Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland©
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto); Parivati Placing...
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.129Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.3 cm (19 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Sinhalese Man
Scowen & Co. (British, active Ceylon, 1876-1895) and 1 other
2018.221Albumen printImage: 14.1 x 9.1 cm (5 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Paper: 14.1 x 9.4 cm (5 9/16 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Krishna Holds a Butter Ball
Jamini Roy (Indian, 1887-1972)
2005.76PaintingOverall: 31.4 x 43.3 cm (12 3/8 x 17 1/16 in.)Gift of Pamela Elizabeth Ward in loving memory of her parents, William E. and Evelyn Svec Ward©
A Courtier, Possibly Khan Alam, Holding a Spinel and a Deccan Sword
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645) and 1 other
2013.323Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 17.8 x 12.5 cm (7 x 4 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A Princess and Demons before a Nobleman: A Leaf from a Poetical Romance...
Mughal India
2013.337Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink and gold on pink-speckled paper (verso)Page: 43 x 28.9 cm (16 15/16 x 11 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Roundel
India, Satavahana period
2012.298Bronze with repoussé and chased designsDiameter: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.); Overall: 6.5 x 1.8 cm (2 9/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
A Rathor Noble Visiting a Holy Man at a Vishnu Shrine
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Marwar
2018.202Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 33.4 x 29.3 cm (13 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Darjeeling. Kinchinjunga and the Snows from Kutcherry Hill
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.216PhotochromImage: 21 x 26.6 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 21 x 26.6 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Women playing at cross-dressing
India, Golconda, Deccan, 17th century
2013.290Ink heightened with colors on paperPage: 33.5 x 26.7 cm (13 3/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Painting: 23.6 x 16 cm (9 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Agra. The Fort
Photoglob Co. (Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
2018.215PhotochromImage: 20.4 x 26.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.); Paper: 20.4 x 26.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Dead Leopard
India, 19th century
2018.224Albumen printImage: 13.1 x 18.4 cm (5 3/16 x 7 1/4 in.); Paper: 15.1 x 20.2 cm (5 15/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Mounted: 16.1 x 21.3 cm (6 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 20 x 11.8 cm (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda
Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat
2003.112Watercolor, graphite, ink, and tin on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 30 cm (18 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Painting only: 45.7 x 28 cm (18 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71TerracottaOverall: 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472Red sandstoneOverall: 55.8 cm (21 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Pair of Pendants in the Shape of an Auspicious Symbol
India, Shunga Period
1973.61GoldJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sita in the Garden of Lanka, From the Ramayana epic of Valmiki
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler
1966.143Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 55.5 x 79 cm (21 7/8 x 31 1/8 in.); Overall: 56.3 x 81 cm (22 3/16 x 31 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 22.7 x 12.2 cm (8 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 11.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Trikala Bhairava
Eastern India, Orissa
1958.208StoneOverall: 21.8 x 19.1 cm (8 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Louise Hawley Stone, In Memory of Louis Severance HigginsCCCC0
The Sentiment of Peace: Sama Rasa, from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.124Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 19.7 x 16.2 cm (7 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
A Brahmin gives Krishna the Message or Invitation for the Competition to...
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa
2018.133Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 17.1 x 19.7 cm (6 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Group Taken at Nortekande Bungalow
India, 19th century
2018.223Albumen printImage: 19.6 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Paper: 19.6 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield TrustCCCC0
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443Tabby weave, resist-dyed (mordant resist and batik); cotton and applied gold leafOverall: 142 x 172 cm (55 7/8 x 67 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52Ink and color on paperOverall: 38 x 22.4 cm (14 15/16 x 8 13/16 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580-1630)
1987.1100Ink and gum tempera on paperImage: 20.5 x 14.6 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/4 in.); Paper: 42.4 x 26 cm (16 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of Flora D. Glass and Elwood G. Glass, Jr.CCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45SchistOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperOverall: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala period
1970.10Bronze with silver and copper inlayOverall: 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45Mottled red sandstoneOverall: 48.2 x 40 x 35.6 cm (19 x 15 3/4 x 14 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0