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Department: Indian and Southeast Asian Art (2438)
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1930.331CCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
1970.62CCCC0
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419CCCC0
Shri
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.1CCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2CCCC0
Bhu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.3CCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146CCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155CCCC0
Piggy Bank
Java, Majapahit Dynasty
1980.16CCCC0
Green Tara
Tibet, 13th century
1970.156CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1972.43CCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117CCCC0
Siddhartha at the Bodhi Tree
Pakistan, Gandhara
1997.151CCCC0
Portrait of Phagmo Drupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170)
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160CCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63CCCC0
Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan
Southern Cambodia, Takeo Province, Phnom Da, Pre-Angkorean period
1973.106CCCC0
Bodhisattva
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan period
1965.476CCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15CCCC0
Scenes from the Life of Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1958.474CCCC0
Reliquary Box
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Swat, late Kushan period
1976.71CCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366CCCC0
Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor Thom, Terrace of the Leper King, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.304CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, early 12th century
1941.25CCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44CCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45CCCC0
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145CCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aCCCC0
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bCCCC0
The place of Jesus’s birth, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.25.bCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aCCCC0
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
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.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
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aCCCC0
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173CCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval Period, Pala Dynasty, 7th-8th Century
1973.73CCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.1CCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.2CCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1964.104CCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1961.94CCCC0
Naga-Enthroned Buddha
Cambodia, Angkor, Angkor Wat Period, 12th century
1963.263CCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.161CCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
1973.187CCCC0
Goddess Uma
Nepal, 11th Century
1982.49CCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46CCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2CCCC0
Jar with Four Ibex
Pakistan, probably Quetta, Indus Valley Civilization
2001.1CCCC0
Head of a Follower of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 10th century
2012.294CCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Kneeling Male Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Baphuon Period, 11th Century
1978.8CCCC0
Enthroned planetary deity
Central Vietnam (Champa), Quang Nam province, Dong Duong monastery
1935.147CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Siddhartha Hears the...
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.8CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Mahavira's Tonsure
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.16CCCC0
Teaching and Liberation of Nemi, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.19CCCC0
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Sthulabhadra as a Lion
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.24CCCC0
Ritual Weapons
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9CCCC0
Ritual Axe
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.1CCCC0
Ritual Flaying Knife
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.3CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66CCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.1CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.2CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.3CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504CCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Fertility Goddess
Pakistan, Gandhara, reportedly Charsada, early Kushan Period
1977.58CCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1961.44CCCC0
Frieze with Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor, the Bayon, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.433CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri)
Nepal, 15th century
1964.370CCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
1968.104CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
1968.40CCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): First night: Khujasta kills the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The wounded monkey...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.32.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The monkey slain,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter throws...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter offers...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the twenty-seventh...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.185.aCCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91CCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26CCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220CCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajraraksha
Western Tibet, c. 10th Century
1989.363CCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, early 11th Century
1961.93CCCC0
Shiva as Slayer of the Elephant Demon
South India, Tamil Nadu, early Chola Period, 11th century
1962.164CCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369CCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1971.117CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52CCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369CCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, Medieval period, Candella dynasty, 11th century
1982.64CCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148CCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328CCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
Sakhi Persuades Radha to Meet Krishna, from the "Lambagraon" Gita...
India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school, Lambagraon series, 19th century
1989.334CCCC0
Hevajra
Cambodia, reign of Jayavarman 7th
2011.143CCCC0
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12CCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472CCCC0
Adoring Attendant from a Buddhist Shrine
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1943.395CCCC0
Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1943.72CCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65CCCC0
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301CCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala Period, 9th century
1970.10CCCC0
Head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1985.31CCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto); Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348CCCC0
Buddha
Thailand, probably Shri Thep, Mon-Dvaravati style
1973.15CCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327CCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
Lovers and beloveds: A composite of scenes from Persian, Urdu, and...
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
2013.345CCCC0
Jahangir
India, Mughal, early 17th century
1944.496CCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71CCCC0
Pendant with Shri
Pakistan, Gandhara, Sirkap, Kushan Period
1953.14CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
Hevajra and Consort
Tibet, 17th century
1969.120CCCC0
Bracket with Two Musicians
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Butkara in Swat, Kushan Period
1980.15CCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47CCCC0
Seated Buddha
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.39CCCC0
Vajravarahi
Tibet, 14th century
1982.50CCCC0
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika...
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301.1CCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661CCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301CCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344CCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34CCCC0
Varahi
Nepal, 14th century
1978.70CCCC0
Plaque with a Male Head
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1989.346CCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250CCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir, early 8th Century
1965.557CCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45CCCC0
Personification of the Discus
Northeastern India, Bihar, Aphsad, early Pala period, 7th Century
1945.367CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278CCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.14CCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, Pratihara Dynasty, 10th Century
1962.165CCCC0
Necklace Bead and Pair of Pendants in the Shape of an Auspicious Symbol
India, Uttar Pradesh or Madhya Pradesh, Shunga Period
1973.66CCCC0
Seal with Two-Horned Bull and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.160CCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119CCCC0
Ganesha
Cambodia, Pre-Angkorean period
1987.147CCCC0
A marbled picture of Rustam catching Rakhsh
attributed to Shafi (Indian, active about 1650)
2013.286CCCC0
Isfandiyar slays Arjasp, the king of Turan, from a Shah-nama (Book of...
Haidar Kashmiri (Indian, active late 1500s-early 1600s)
2013.314CCCC0
An ambassador before Humayun
attributed to Miskin (Indian, active 1570s–c. 1604)
2013.320CCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School, 19th century
1972.285CCCC0
Portrait of Raja Jagat Singh of Nurpur (reigned 1618-46)
attributed to Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.324CCCC0
A prince riding a composite elephant
India, Golconda, Deccan, 16th century
2013.282CCCC0
The dream of Zulaykha, from the Amber Album
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.332CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164CCCC0
Falcon
India, Pahari, probably Jammu, 18th century
1968.42CCCC0
Women playing at cross-dressing
India, Golconda, Deccan, 17th century
2013.290CCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Shamvara and A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92CCCC0
Shamvara
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.1CCCC0
A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.2CCCC0
Miniature Stone Reliquary or Toilette Casket
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Sirkap, early Kushan Period
1977.64CCCC0
Uma-Maheshvara
Nepal, 14th century
1984.3CCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1987.1110CCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349CCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580-1630)
1987.1100CCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty
2011.146CCCC0
Head of a Deity or a Deified King
Cambodia, Koh Ker, Reign of Jayavarman IV, 928-941
1923.95CCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36CCCC0
Female Tree Deity with Attendant
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1967.202CCCC0
Shri Raga
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th century
1931.451CCCC0
Monolithic Pillar
Northern India, Mathura, early medieval period, 7th-8th century
1938.14CCCC0
Standing Female Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Angkorean Period
1970.60CCCC0
Shiva and Devi on Gajasura's Hide
India, Pahari Hills, Basohli school, 17th century
1952.587CCCC0
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48CCCC0
Altarpiece with Buddha Enthroned
Cambodia, found in Vietnam, near Ho Chi Minh City, Reign of Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat Period, 1st half 12th Century
1942.149CCCC0
Lion
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1952.514CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Indonesia, Java, Borobudur, Sailendra Period, 9th Century
1942.1087CCCC0
Head of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 12th century
1940.53CCCC0
Vasudhara, Goddess of Abundance
Nepal, 14th-15th century
1947.493CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri),
Nepal, 15th century
1956.8CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
Tiered Court Scene
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
1973.237CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349CCCC0
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297CCCC0
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351CCCC0
Apsara Bracket
Vietnam
1990.34CCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajrapani
Nepal, 8th century
1982.52CCCC0
Krishna Exacts a Toll from the Milkmaids, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.186CCCC0
Prince Suraj Singh Rathor of Bikaner
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.188CCCC0
Flying Hanuman
Cambodia, Koh Ker style, 10th century
1987.43CCCC0
Male Figure
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
1992.116CCCC0
Hanuman
Cambodia, Angkor, Bayon style, 12th Century
1991.169CCCC0
Nanda and the Elders in Council with the Cowherds, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.192CCCC0
Shri Raga, from a Ragamala (Garland of Melodies)
Nasiruddin (Indian, active 1679–1700)
2018.193CCCC0
Heraldic Lion
Vietnam
1982.146CCCC0
Krishna’s Love Play, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.187CCCC0
Nanda Solves Vasudeva’s Dilemma, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2013.365CCCC0
Figure of a Maitreya on a Tiered Pedestal
Nepal, late 12th-early 13th century
1972.220CCCC0
Coin of Chandragupta II
India, Chandragupta II, Gupta Period, late 4th-early 5th century
1977.62CCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47CCCC0
Elephant
Vietnam, Tra-Kieu, 1st half of 10th Century
1982.10CCCC0
Ascetic Princess with Snakes in a Wilderness: Asavari Ragini, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.190CCCC0
Maitreya
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1969.61CCCC0
Lady Holding a Flower
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.194CCCC0
Maharaja Sri Anand Singhji and his consort
Ustad Murad (Indian, active 1700s)
2018.195CCCC0
Bust of Buddha
Central Thailand, Dvaravati, Mon-Dvaravati style, 7th-9th Century
1969.56CCCC0
Ladies Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, 18th century
1971.82CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara)
Western Himalayas
1975.101Gilt bronze with silver and copper inlayOverall: 39.4 x 14 x 7.6 cm (15 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 3 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419SandstoneOverall: 160.7 x 67 cm (63 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
1966.30Brass with silver and copper inlayOverall: 98.1 cm (38 5/8 in.); Base: 28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shri
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.1GraniteOverall: 138.4 x 41.9 cm (54 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2GraniteOverall: 129.5 x 38.1 cm (51 x 15 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bhu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.3GraniteOverall: 175.9 x 61.6 cm (69 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146Chloritic schistOverall: 94 cm (37 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155GraniteOverall: 162.6 x 48 cm (64 x 18 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund, this work was accepted in honor of Stanislaw Czuma in recognition of his long service to the CMACCCC0
Piggy Bank
Java, Majapahit Dynasty
1980.16TerracottaOverall: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Green Tara
Tibet, 13th century
1970.156Thangka, opaque watercolor and ink on cottonOverall: 52.4 x 43.2 cm (20 5/8 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund by exchange, from the Doris Wiener GalleryCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1972.43SchistOverall: 119.7 cm (47 1/8 in.); Head: 1.5 x 3.2 cm (9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor Everett in memory of Flora Morris EverettCCCC0
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
Siddhartha at the Bodhi Tree
Pakistan, Gandhara
1997.151SchistOverall: 73.7 x 57.2 cm (29 x 22 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Portrait of Phagmo Drupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170)
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160Gilt bronze with gold, silver, copper, turquoise, lapis, and coral inlayOverall: 13.5 x 12 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.); Base: 8 x 19 x 14 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Pair of Deity Earrings with Vishnu on Garuda (front) and chepu (monster...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.338Gold set with precious and semi-precious stonesOverall: 9.5 x 6.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Deity Earring with Vishnu on Garuda (front) and chepu (monster mask) (back)
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.338.1Gold set with precious and semi-precious stones9.5 x 6.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan
Southern Cambodia, Takeo Province, Phnom Da, Pre-Angkorean period
1973.106SandstoneOverall: 244 cm (96 1/16 in.); without base: 200.8 cm (79 1/16 in.); Mounted: 317.4 x 44.5 x 44.5 cm (124 15/16 x 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan period
1965.476SchistOverall: 132.4 cm (52 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Scenes from the Life of Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1958.474SchistOverall: 68 x 41.3 cm (26 3/4 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Reliquary Box
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Swat, late Kushan period
1976.71BronzeDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
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
Nur Jahan, holding a portrait of Emperor Jahangir
Bishandas (Indian)
2013.325Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 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
Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor Thom, Terrace of the Leper King, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.304SandstoneOverall: 61 x 33 cm (24 x 13 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
Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, early 12th century
1941.25Gray sandstoneOverall: 76.8 cm (30 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.14524 full size illustrations with 160 folios of text: ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 26.1 x 15.4 cm (10 1/4 x 6 1/16 in.); Mounted: 36.5 x 26.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.5 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.1 cm (10 5/16 x 5 15/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 9.5 cm (7 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.4 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The place of Jesus’s birth, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.25.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 20 x 11.2 cm (7 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Magi Follow the Star, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
attributed to Payag (Indian)
2005.145.34.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.6 x 10.9 cm (8 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 21.4 x 12.6 cm (8 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 22.5 x 10.9 cm (8 7/8 x 4 5/16 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
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 10.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 19.8 x 11.2 cm (7 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.5 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 21 x 11.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.3 cm (10 5/16 x 6 in.); Image: 22.3 x 13.3 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Forehead Pendant with Sun God Surya in a Chariot with Attendants
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.337Gold set with jewels and semi-precious stonesOverall: 8 x 4.6 cm (3 1/8 x 1 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pendant with Four-armed Green Vishnu on a lotus with Nagas
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.340Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesOverall: 7.2 x 5.8 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Shamsa (sunburst) with portrait of Aurangzeb (1618-1707), from the...
probably by Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.331Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 40 x 27.7 cm (15 3/4 x 10 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
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173SandstoneOverall: 139 x 72 cm (54 3/4 x 28 3/8 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval Period, Pala Dynasty, 7th-8th Century
1973.73Chloritic schistOverall: 83.8 cm (33 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pair of Earrings with Four-Armed Vishnu Riding Garuda with Nagas ...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.346Repousse gold with pearlsGift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Earring with Four-Armed Vishnu Riding Garuda with Nagas (serpent...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.346.1Repousse gold with pearlsOverall: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Earring with Four-Armed Vishnu Riding Garuda with Nagas (serpent...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.346.2Repousse gold with pearlsOverall: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pair of Earrings with Vishnu Riding Garuda
1915.342Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesGift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.1Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesOverall: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.2Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesOverall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1964.104Possibly kaoliniteOverall: 2.5 x 2.5 cm (1 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Naga-Enthroned Buddha
Cambodia, Angkor, Angkor Wat Period, 12th century
1963.263BronzeOverall: 58.4 x 28 cm (23 x 11 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.161SteatiteOverall: 3.5 x 3.6 cm (1 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Goddess Uma
Nepal, 11th Century
1982.49Gilt bronze and semiprecious stonesOverall: 35.6 x 27.9 x 25.4 cm (14 x 11 x 10 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
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
Jar with Four Ibex
Pakistan, probably Quetta, Indus Valley Civilization
2001.1Ceramic with black slipOverall: 12.2 x 23 cm (4 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head of a Follower of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 10th century
2012.294SandstoneOverall: 25 x 18 x 16 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Block: 13 x 14 x 12 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman Zaworski in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
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
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperImage: 20.3 x 14.3 cm (8 x 5 5/8 in.); Sheet with border: 37.5 x 25.2 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) 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
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
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
Kneeling Male Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Baphuon Period, 11th Century
1978.8BronzeOverall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Enthroned planetary deity
Central Vietnam (Champa), Quang Nam province, Dong Duong monastery
1935.147SandstoneOverall: 86.5 x 37.5 cm (34 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Transfer of the Embryo of Mahavira, from a Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119.5Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Siddhartha Hears the...
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.8Color and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Mahavira's Tonsure
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.16Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Teaching and Liberation of Nemi, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.19Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Sthulabhadra as a Lion
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.24Color and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Ritual Weapons
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Axe
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.1Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Flaying Knife
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.3Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)John L. Severance 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
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
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
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
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328SchistOverall: 49.6 x 150.5 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/4 in.); First Section: 17.1 x 44.5 cm (6 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.); Second Section: 16.5 x 53 cm (6 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.); Third Section: 16 x 53 cm (6 5/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.1SchistOverall: 17.1 x 44.5 cm (6 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.2SchistOverall: 16.5 x 53 cm (6 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.3SchistOverall: 16 x 53 cm (6 5/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
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
Seated Buddha
1986.6Painted woodOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71Silver with alloy of tin and lead with traces of gildingDiameter: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fertility Goddess
Pakistan, Gandhara, reportedly Charsada, early Kushan Period
1977.58TerracottaHeight: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77Ink and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 22 x 16.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 18.7 x 25 cm (7 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of her father, Charles SvecCCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1961.44Gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Frieze with Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor, the Bayon, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.433SandstoneOverall: 25.4 x 87.6 cm (10 x 34 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri)
Nepal, 15th century
1964.370Gilt bronzeOverall: 78.1 x 67.6 cm (30 3/4 x 26 5/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
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
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): First night: Khujasta kills the...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.8.aOpaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperPage: 19.9 x 14.2 cm (7 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting: 12.9 x 10.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The parrot mother...
Daswanth (Indian)
1962.279.32.aOpaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The wounded monkey...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.32.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting: 10.2 x 10.6 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The monkey slain,...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.33.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter throws...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.); Painting: 10.6 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fifth night: The hunter offers...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink and and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting: 10.2 x 10.7 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Seventh night: The parrot...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.43.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot addresses Khujasta at the beginning of the twenty-seventh...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.185.aOpaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 20.1 x 15.3 cm (7 15/16 x 6 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The Brahman...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.231.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.232.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The son of...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.234.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Thirty-fifth night: The...
Mughal India, reign of Akbar
1962.279.236.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
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
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76Opaque watercolor, 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
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 14.9 x 10.1 cm (5 7/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 24 x 16.8 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26BronzeOverall: 58.4 cm (23 in.)John L. Severance 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 HumanCCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajraraksha
Western Tibet, c. 10th Century
1989.363SilverOverall: 10.8 x 7 cm (4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, early 11th Century
1961.93SandstoneOverall: 61.3 cm (24 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shiva as Slayer of the Elephant Demon
South India, Tamil Nadu, early Chola Period, 11th century
1962.164GraniteOverall: 72.4 x 48.3 x 20.3 cm (28 1/2 x 19 x 8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369SchistOverall: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Lovers (Mithuna)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, Medieval period, Candella dynasty, 11th century
1982.64SandstoneOverall: 74 cm (29 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148BronzeOverall: 33.5 x 9.1 cm (13 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)John L. Severance 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
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
Sakhi Persuades Radha to Meet Krishna, from the "Lambagraon" Gita...
India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school, Lambagraon series, 19th century
1989.334Ink and color on paperOverall: 24.1 x 32.1 cm (9 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.); with borders: 25.4 x 30.3 cm (10 x 11 15/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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
Hevajra
Cambodia, reign of Jayavarman 7th
2011.143BronzeOverall: 46 x 23.9 cm (18 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12SchistOverall: 79.4 x 23.2 cm (31 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Adoring Attendant from a Buddhist Shrine
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1943.395StuccoOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1943.72LimestoneOverall: 59 cm (23 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Goddess Vajravarahi
Nepal
1964.103Unbaked clay and pigmentOverall: 63.5 cm (25 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65Ink on paperImage: 12.8 x 18.1 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 25.3 cm (7 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
The game of wolf-running in Tabriz, from an Akbar-nama (Book of Akbar)
Banwari (Indian, active c. 1558–1600)
2003.38Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 35.2 x 23.8 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 24.9 x 16.8 cm (9 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.); Painting: 18.6 x 16.2 cm (7 5/16 x 6 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
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
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala Period, 9th century
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 Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1985.31Stucco with traces of paintOverall: 45.7 x 35.5 cm (18 x 14 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto); Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
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
Buddha
Thailand, probably Shri Thep, Mon-Dvaravati style
1973.15SandstoneOverall: 132.7 cm (52 1/4 in.); without tang: 114.2 cm (44 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lovers and beloveds: A composite of scenes from Persian, Urdu, and...
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
2013.345Opaque watercolor with gold on paperPainting: 41.2 x 29.6 cm (16 1/4 x 11 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
Jahangir
India, Mughal, early 17th century
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
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
Pendant with Shri
Pakistan, Gandhara, Sirkap, Kushan Period
1953.14Gold repoussé and carnelianDiameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Hevajra and Consort
Tibet, 17th century
1969.120Gilt bronze inlaid with semi-precious stonesOverall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Bracket with Two Musicians
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Butkara in Swat, Kushan Period
1980.15SchistOverall: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 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
Seated Buddha
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.39StuccoOverall: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Vajravarahi
Tibet, 14th century
1982.50Gilt bronze with turquoise inlayOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika...
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301.1Palm-leaf pages, wooden covers; ink and color on 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
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661SandstoneOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
Varahi
Nepal, 14th century
1978.70BronzeOverall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Plaque with a Male Head
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1989.346Gray schistOverall: 7 x 7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir, early 8th Century
1965.557BrassOverall: 50.4 cm (19 13/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
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
Personification of the Discus
Northeastern India, Bihar, Aphsad, early Pala period, 7th Century
1945.367ChloriteOverall: 81.3 cm (32 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278SandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Lovers (Mithuna)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, Pratihara Dynasty, 10th Century
1962.165Sandstonewith limestone washOverall: 35.3 x 34.3 cm (13 7/8 x 13 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead and Pair of Pendants in the Shape of an Auspicious Symbol
India, Uttar Pradesh or Madhya Pradesh, Shunga Period
1973.66GoldJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Seal with Two-Horned Bull and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.160SteatiteOverall: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119SandstoneOverall: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ganesha
Cambodia, Pre-Angkorean period
1987.147SandstoneOverall: 122 x 58.7 x 23.8 cm (48 1/16 x 23 1/8 x 9 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
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
Shiva and His Followers Approach Mount Kailash, from a Romance of...
Eastern India, Odisha
2018.175Opaque watercolor 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
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
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
Babur receives booty and Humayun’s salute after the victory over Sultan...
India, Mughal court, made for Emperor Akbar
2013.308Opaque watercolor on paper, mounted on an album page with borders of gold-decorated cream paperPage: 42 x 27.6 cm (16 9/16 x 10 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
Timur distributes gifts from his grandson, the Prince of Multan, from a...
Shravana (Indian)
2012.301Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Image: 14.7 x 9.8 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
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
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School, 19th century
1972.285Opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 38.5 x 28.6 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
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 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
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
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
Akbar and Jahangir Examine a Ghir Falcon while Prince Khusrau Stands Behind
India, Mughal, early 17th century
2013.317Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, gold foliate bordersPage: 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
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
Yusuf and Zulaykha meeting
India, Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, 18th century
1939.164Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 40.5 x 28 cm (15 15/16 x 11 in.); Average: 21.5 x 15 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Falcon
India, Pahari, probably Jammu, 18th century
1968.42Opaque watercolor on paperImage: 27.6 x 16 cm (10 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 19.8 cm (12 7/16 x 7 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
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
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
Shamvara and A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92BronzeOverall: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Shamvara
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.1BronzeOverall: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.2BronzeOverall: 15.2 cm (6 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Miniature Stone Reliquary or Toilette Casket
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Sirkap, early Kushan Period
1977.64Gray schistDiameter: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.); Overall: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Bequest of Elizabeth B. BlossomCCCC0
Uma-Maheshvara
Nepal, 14th century
1984.3Gilt bronzeOverall: 29.8 x 27.2 cm (11 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.); with base: 32.6 cm (12 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1987.1110Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 16.2 x 8.3 cm (6 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.); Paper: 41.6 x 27 cm (16 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)Gift of Flora D. Glass and Elwood G. Glass, Jr.CCCC0
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Colophon page of a Kalpa-sutra and The...
Devachandra (Indian)
1971.118.7Gum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 4.7 x 35.6 cm (1 7/8 x 14 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
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
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
Head of a Deity or a Deified King
Cambodia, Koh Ker, Reign of Jayavarman IV, 928-941
1923.95SandstoneOverall: 37.4 cm (14 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36SteatiteDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Female Tree Deity with Attendant
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1967.202SandstoneOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Shri Raga
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th century
1931.451Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 34.4 x 22.5 cm (13 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Overall: 38 x 25 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years])
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1932.36.aInk and color on paperOverall: 41 x 22.6 cm (16 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
Monolithic Pillar
Northern India, Mathura, early medieval period, 7th-8th century
1938.14Red sandstoneOverall: 109.9 x 25.4 cm (43 1/4 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Standing Female Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Angkorean Period
1970.60SandstoneOverall: 91.4 cm (36 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Shiva and Devi on Gajasura's Hide
India, Pahari Hills, Basohli school, 17th century
1952.587Gum tempera and silver on paperImage: 23.5 x 16.2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/8 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Eleven-Headed, Thousand-Armed Bodhisattva of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara)
Western Tibet, early 16th century
1982.147Opaque watercolor and ink on cottonOverall: 94.6 x 69.2 cm (37 1/4 x 27 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48Ink, color, and gold on paperSheet: 34.3 x 27.3 cm (13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.); Sheet with border: 38.1 x 31.1 cm (15 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Altarpiece with Buddha Enthroned
Cambodia, found in Vietnam, near Ho Chi Minh City, Reign of Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat Period, 1st half 12th Century
1942.149BronzeOverall: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lion
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1952.514SandstoneOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Head of Buddha
Indonesia, Java, Borobudur, Sailendra Period, 9th Century
1942.1087Volcanic stoneOverall: 30.6 cm (12 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 12th century
1940.53SandstoneWith base: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vasudhara, Goddess of Abundance
Nepal, 14th-15th century
1947.493Gilt bronze and semi-precious stonesOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri),
Nepal, 15th century
1956.8Gilded copperOverall: 42.4 x 16.5 cm (16 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s) and 1 other
2013.347Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (recto); ink and opaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)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
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
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
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
Princely ascetic in the forest visited by ladies
1971.95Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 32.7 x 26.5 cm (12 7/8 x 10 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings 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
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
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
Princess and attendant in trompe l’oeil window
Aqil Khan (Indian, active mid-1700s)
1955.297Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 12.5 x 7.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Overall: 44 x 31.6 cm (17 5/16 x 12 7/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
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
Women enjoying the river at the forest’s edge
style of Hunhar II (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.351Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, narrow border of gold foliate meander (recto and verso)Page: 33.1 x 24.9 cm (13 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
Apsara Bracket
Vietnam
1990.34SandstoneOverall: 55.9 x 53.3 cm (22 x 21 in.)Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth, Ltd.CCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajrapani
Nepal, 8th century
1982.52Copper with traces of giltOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Krishna Exacts a Toll from the Milkmaids, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.186Color on paperPage: 21.6 x 29.2 cm (8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Prince Suraj Singh Rathor of Bikaner
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.188Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 20.5 x 13.4 cm (8 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Miniature: 11.2 x 6.4 cm (4 7/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Flying Hanuman
Cambodia, Koh Ker style, 10th century
1987.43BronzeOverall: 15.2 x 15 x 7 cm (6 x 5 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Male Figure
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
1992.116Molded terracottaOverall: 38.1 x 15.9 cm (15 x 6 1/4 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner Fund by exchange and Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Hanuman
Cambodia, Angkor, Bayon style, 12th Century
1991.169BronzeOverall: 18 x 19 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Nanda and the Elders in Council with the Cowherds, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.192Gum tempera, silver, and gold on paperPage: 30 x 38 cm (11 13/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Miniature: 22.5 x 31.1 cm (8 7/8 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Shri Raga, from a Ragamala (Garland of Melodies)
Nasiruddin (Indian, active 1679–1700)
2018.193Gum tempera and gold on paperPage: 27 x 18.4 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Miniature: 15 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Heraldic Lion
Vietnam
1982.146Beige sandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Krishna’s Love Play, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.187Gum tempera and gold on paperMiniature: 17.5 x 25.4 cm (6 7/8 x 10 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Nanda Solves Vasudeva’s Dilemma, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2013.365Gum tempera and gold on paperSheet: 24.8 x 29.9 cm (9 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of Kalesan Natesan in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Figure of a Maitreya on a Tiered Pedestal
Nepal, late 12th-early 13th century
1972.220Gilded wood with polychromeOverall: 21.3 x 14.6 cm (8 3/8 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Coin of Chandragupta II
India, Chandragupta II, Gupta Period, late 4th-early 5th century
1977.62GoldDiameter: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
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
Maharaja Anup Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1669–98) Receives a Courtier
Ruknuddin (Indian, active c. 1666–97)
2018.191Ink and gum tempera on paperPage: 25 x 18.3 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Miniature: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
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
Elephant
Vietnam, Tra-Kieu, 1st half of 10th Century
1982.10SandstoneOverall: 58 x 49 cm (22 13/16 x 19 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ascetic Princess with Snakes in a Wilderness: Asavari Ragini, from a...
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.190Gum tempera on paperPage: 25.8 x 18.2 cm (10 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Miniature: 19.7 x 12.7 cm (7 3/4 x 5 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Maitreya
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1969.61Gray schistOverall: 66.3 cm (26 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Lady Holding a Flower
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
2018.194Opaque watercolor and gold on paperMiniature: 19.7 x 10 cm (7 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Maharaja Sri Anand Singhji and his consort
Ustad Murad (Indian, active 1700s)
2018.195Gum tempera, silver, and gold on paperPage: 22.2 x 16.8 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.); Miniature: 15.2 x 10.8 cm (6 x 4 1/4 in.)Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Bust of Buddha
Central Thailand, Dvaravati, Mon-Dvaravati style, 7th-9th Century
1969.56LimestoneOverall: 60.6 x 34.3 cm (23 7/8 x 13 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ladies Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, 18th century
1971.82Opaque watercolor 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