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Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century
1945.169.aCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Antelope
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.476CCCC0
The Wade Cup with Animated Script
Iran, Seljuk Period, 13th Century
1944.485CCCC0
Dish with Falcon Attacking a Water Bird
Syria, possibly Tell Minis, Zangid or Ayyubid period
1938.7CCCC0
Luxury Inlaid Container
Norther Iraq, Ayyubid period, 13th-14th century
1944.482CCCC0
Luxury Ewer Extending Good Fortune to the Owner
Ahmad al-Dhaki al-Mawsili (Iraq)
1956.11CCCC0
Tray Portraying Courtly Pleasures
Syria, Ayyubid Period, 13th century
1945.386CCCC0
Feline incense burner
eastern Iran, western Afghanistan, or Turkmenistan, Khorasan
1948.308CCCC0
No image available
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th century
1948.308.aCCCC0
No image available
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th century
1948.308.bCCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490.aCCCC0
Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1960.277CCCC0
Jug
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1915.525CCCC0
Prayer Niche (Mihrab)
Iran, Isfahan
1962.23CCCC0
Hitching Post
Iran, possibly Hamadan, 13th century
1944.481CCCC0
Bowl with Geometric Designs
Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century
1945.133CCCC0
Jug with Running Animals
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuk Period, 12th-13th Century
1947.495CCCC0
Minai Beaker with Seated Princes
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk Period
1917.977CCCC0
Bird-shaped Vessel
Iran, Seljuk Period, 12th Century
1948.458CCCC0
Dragon in foliage with lion and phoenix heads
attributed to Sahkulu (Turkish)
1944.492CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period, 13th century
1915.524CCCC0
Inscribed Tombstone of Shaikh al-Husain ibn...
Iran, Yazd, Seljuk Period, early 12th Century
1950.9CCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440CCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (recto)
Southern Spain
1933.440.aCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (verso)
Southern Spain
1933.440.bCCCC0
Twelve-sided Ewer with Sphinxes and Humanheaded Inscriptions
Iran, Khurasan, Ilkhanid period, 14th century
1945.27CCCC0
Bowl with Griffin
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, Seljuk period, 12th century
1925.1182CCCC0
Luster Dish with Seated Prince
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 12th century
1951.289CCCC0
Candlestick
Eastern Anatolia, mid-13th to mid-14th Century
1951.539CCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63CCCC0
Luster Bowl with Ibex
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.477CCCC0
Four Human Figures around a Horse and Cheetah
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid Period, 10th Century
1959.249CCCC0
Luster Dish with Polo Player
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 12th-early 13th Century
1944.74CCCC0
Bookbinding for a Koran
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period, 15th century
1944.495CCCC0
Bottle
1944.488CCCC0
Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Abassid Period, 10th Century
1959.331CCCC0
Footed Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period, late 12-early 13th century
1915.581CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Seljuk Period, late 12th - early 13th Century
1939.214CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device: Illustration from The Book of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.aCCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Illuminated Page
Iran, Herat (presently in Afghanistan), Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Left Folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.2.aCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1925.132CCCC0
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75CCCC0
Bath Pail (satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, late 16th-early 17th century
1969.291CCCC0
Bowl with Flying Birds
Iran, probably Kashan, Sultanabad ware, Ilkhanid period
1915.589CCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid Period, 13th century
1952.8CCCC0
Inscription Plaque, Possibly from a Door
Iran, Safavid Period, 17th Century
1994.1CCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590CCCC0
Albarello Jar with an Aphorism
Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid period
1996.298CCCC0
Bowl
Fatimid Egypt, Fustat
1915.642CCCC0
Earthenware Dish Painted Blue with Splashes of Green and Yellow
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid period, 9th Century
1915.304CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk Period
1915.585CCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300CCCC0
Leaf from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Bowl
Iraq or Iran, 9th-10th Century
1915.303CCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion,...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486CCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609)
1988.101CCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Abd al-Vahhab (Persian, active about 1516)
1988.96.aCCCC0
Bowl
Northwest Iran, Aghkand (Azerbaijan area), 12th-13th century
1944.483CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, 12th-13th century
1944.478CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid Period, 10th Century
1956.225CCCC0
Jug
Iran or Iraq, Baghdad, Buyid Period, reign of Samsam al-Dawla
1966.22CCCC0
Bowl
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, late Saljuq Period, 12th-13th Century with 20th Century replacement fragments
1938.8CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21.4 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.); Overall: 28.6 x 40.8 cm (11 1/4 x 16 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Arrives at the House of a Merchant, text page (recto); Bahram...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Arrives at the House of a Merchant, text page (recto), from a...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 29.5 cm (7 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Text area: 41 x 29.5 cm (16 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Slays a Dragon (verso), from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 29.5 cm (7 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, left folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1956.10Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperRecto Image: 26.1 x 20.7 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.); Overall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, left folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1956.10.aOpaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.); Image: 26.1 x 20.7 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, right folio from a double-page...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1945.169Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 32.5 x 22.1 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Recto Image: 27.7 x 10.3 cm (10 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.); Verso image: 26.3 x 20.7 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century
1945.169.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 27.7 x 10.3 cm (10 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 22.1 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Antelope
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.476Earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.); Overall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Picnic in the Mountains; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammadi (Iranian)
1944.491Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 28.6 x 19 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Wade Cup with Animated Script
Iran, Seljuk Period, 13th Century
1944.485Brass inlaid with silverOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Diameter: 16.1 cm (6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Dish with Falcon Attacking a Water Bird
Syria, possibly Tell Minis, Zangid or Ayyubid period
1938.7Fritware with carved decoration and underglaze-painted design (Lakabi ware)Overall: 8.3 x 40 cm (3 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luxury Inlaid Container
Norther Iraq, Ayyubid period, 13th-14th century
1944.482Sheet brass, inlaid with silver and goldDiameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Overall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Diameter of box: 10.1 cm (4 in.); Box: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luxury Ewer Extending Good Fortune to the Owner
Ahmad al-Dhaki al-Mawsili (Iraq)
1956.11Brass inlaid with silver; lid and base added laterDiameter: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.); Overall: 37.9 cm (14 15/16 in.); Diameter of base: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tray Portraying Courtly Pleasures
Syria, Ayyubid Period, 13th century
1945.386Sheet brass inlaid with silverDiameter: 53.8 cm (21 3/16 in.); Overall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Feline incense burner
eastern Iran, western Afghanistan, or Turkmenistan, Khorasan
1948.308Copper alloy, cast and chasedOverall: 35.5 x 11 x 32.5 cm (14 x 4 5/16 x 12 13/16 in.); Head: 17.8 x 9.5 x 12.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th century
1948.308.aCopper alloy, cast and chasedOverall: 35.5 x 11 cm (14 x 4 5/16 in.); Head: 17.8 x 9.5 x 12.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th century
1948.308.bCopper alloy, cast and chasedOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 24.4 x 14.1 cm (9 5/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 x 17.2 cm (10 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1960.277Earthenware with overglaze-painted designDiameter of mouth: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Diameter of base: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1915.525Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 35.3 x 19.4 cm (13 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Prayer Niche (Mihrab)
Iran, Isfahan
1962.23Ceramic mosaicMihrab: 290.7 x 245.3 cm (114 7/16 x 96 9/16 in.); Frieze: 69.2 x 1563.5 cm (27 1/4 x 615 9/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Hitching Post
Iran, possibly Hamadan, 13th century
1944.481LimestoneOverall: 62.9 x 65.8 cm (24 3/4 x 25 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl with Geometric Designs
Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century
1945.133Sheet brass, inlaid with silver and goldDiameter: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug with Running Animals
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuk Period, 12th-13th Century
1947.495Fritware with design in carved and underglaze-painted slip ("silhouette" ware)Overall: 13 x 14 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Diameter of rim: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Minai Beaker with Seated Princes
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk Period
1917.977Fritware with overglaze-painted design (minai ware)Overall: 13.3 x 12.3 cm (5 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bird-shaped Vessel
Iran, Seljuk Period, 12th Century
1948.458Bronze, cast, with chased and chiseled decoration; eyes inlaid with blue glassOverall: 17.5 x 9.5 cm (6 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Ceremonial Spittoon or Basin
1944.235Glass with enameled and gilded decorationDiameter: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Dragon in foliage with lion and phoenix heads
attributed to Sahkulu (Turkish)
1944.492Ink, gold, opaque watercolors on paperSheet: 17.3 x 40.2 cm (6 13/16 x 15 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto); Sleeping Youth (verso)
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1944.494Ink, gold and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aInk, gold and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sleeping Youth (verso), Illustration from a Single Page Manuscript
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1944.494.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period, 13th century
1915.524Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 19.5 x 16 cm (7 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust by exchangeCCCC0
Inscribed Tombstone of Shaikh al-Husain ibn...
Iran, Yazd, Seljuk Period, early 12th Century
1950.9LimestoneOverall: 65 x 42.6 cm (25 9/16 x 16 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440Ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 52.7 x 55.4 cm (20 3/4 x 21 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (recto)
Southern Spain
1933.440.aInk, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 52.7 x 55.4 cm (20 3/4 x 21 13/16 in.); Text area: 46.5 x 44 cm (18 5/16 x 17 5/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (verso)
Southern Spain
1933.440.bInk, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 52.7 x 55.4 cm (20 3/4 x 21 13/16 in.); Text area: 46.5 x 44 cm (18 5/16 x 17 5/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Twelve-sided Ewer with Sphinxes and Humanheaded Inscriptions
Iran, Khurasan, Ilkhanid period, 14th century
1945.27Hammered sheet of brass inlaid with silverOverall: 44.8 cm (17 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl with Griffin
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, Seljuk period, 12th century
1925.1182Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 6.6 x 16.7 cm (2 5/8 x 6 9/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Luster Dish with Seated Prince
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 12th century
1951.289Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 7.5 x 39 cm (2 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Candlestick
Eastern Anatolia, mid-13th to mid-14th Century
1951.539Sheet brass inlaid with silverOverall: 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.); Diameter of base: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Balustrade Fragment with Animals from the residence of Hajji Hasan ibn...
Iran, Hamadan, Ilkhanid period
1938.15LimestoneOverall: 66.7 x 83.8 x 10.6 cm (26 1/4 x 33 x 4 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 25.7 x 34.4 cm (10 1/8 x 13 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 x 35.2 cm (10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Ibex
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.477Earthenware with luster-painted designOverall: 9.6 x 24.7 cm (3 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four Human Figures around a Horse and Cheetah
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid Period, 10th Century
1959.249Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 8 x 35.6 cm (3 1/8 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Dish with Polo Player
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 12th-early 13th Century
1944.74Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 7.2 x 35.5 cm (2 13/16 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Listens to the Owls (recto); the Story of Nushirwan and his...
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1944.487Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32.7 x 21.8 cm (12 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.); Image: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.); Text area: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Listens to the Owls (recto): Illustration and Text, Persian...
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1944.487.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32.7 x 21.8 cm (12 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.); Image: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bookbinding for a Koran
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period, 15th century
1944.495Leather over paper pasteboards; outer cover tooled, blue paint; inner covers openwork designs over colored papersOverall: 36 x 81.6 cm (14 3/16 x 32 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bottle
1944.488Glass with enameled and gilded decorationPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Abassid Period, 10th Century
1959.331Earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.); Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Footed Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period, late 12-early 13th century
1915.581Fritware, pierced and underglaze paintingOverall: 9.8 x 18.2 cm (3 7/8 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and his Beloved...
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period
1947.500Opaque watercolor, gold, silver, and ink on paper; double-sidedSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and his Beloved...
Iran, Shiraz (?), Safavid Period
1947.500.bOpaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 14 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Seljuk Period, late 12th - early 13th Century
1939.214Fritware with overglaze-painted design (minai ware)Overall: 9.2 x 20.9 cm (3 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 31.3 x 21.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device: Illustration from The Book of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 31.3 x 21.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452Ink and opaque watercolor on paperDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
The Story of Hushang, from a Majma al-tavarikh (A Compendium of...
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid Iran
1931.452.aOpaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 11 x 25.7 cm (4 5/16 x 10 1/8 in.); Overall: 42 x 32 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Text area: 22.6 x 22.8 cm (8 7/8 x 9 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Persian Verses: The Fortieth Year of King Kisra Nushirwan's Reign and...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1959.330Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 59.3 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Portrait of Nushirwan the Just (verso) from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1959.330.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 59.3 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in.); Image: 24 x 22 cm (9 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Garden Scene with a Master Instructing a Student in a Pavilion
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1939.508Opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 19.8 x 13.3 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Overall: 21.2 x 13.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Illuminated Page
Iran, Herat (presently in Afghanistan), Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.aInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Left Folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.2.aInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 28 x 17.4 cm (11 x 6 7/8 in.); Text area: 8.4 x 6.4 cm (3 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 16.1 x 25 cm (6 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Image: 7.7 x 13.4 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1925.132Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 34.6 x 22.5 cm (13 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.); Image: 21.2 x 12.5 cm (8 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)The Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Youth Holding a Pomegranate; Illustration from a Single Page Manuscript
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1947.497Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 15.3 x 8 cm (6 x 3 1/8 in.); Overall: 27.7 x 16.4 cm (10 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 10.2 x 36 cm (4 x 14 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bath Pail (satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, late 16th-early 17th century
1969.291Cast brass, turned, engraved, inlaid with black compound (niello)Overall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); Diameter of base: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Diameter of rim: 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)Gift of Rosenberg & Stiebel, Inc.CCCC0
Bowl with Flying Birds
Iran, probably Kashan, Sultanabad ware, Ilkhanid period
1915.589Fritware with underglaze-painted designOverall: 11.2 x 22 cm (4 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid Period, 13th century
1952.8Cast brass inlaid with silverOverall: 7.2 x 19.2 cm (2 13/16 x 7 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ceramic dish with deer, phoenix, and lotus blossoms
Iran, Sultanabad
1924.742Fritware with underglaze-painted designOverall: 7 x 32.6 cm (2 3/4 x 12 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Inscription Plaque, Possibly from a Door
Iran, Safavid Period, 17th Century
1994.1Forged steel, cut to shape and piercedOverall: 27 x 35 cm (10 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590Fritware with luster-painted designDiameter: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Albarello Jar with an Aphorism
Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid period
1996.298Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationDiameter: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl
Fatimid Egypt, Fustat
1915.642Earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Earthenware Dish Painted Blue with Splashes of Green and Yellow
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid period, 9th Century
1915.304Earthenware with overglaze-painted designDiameter: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk Period
1915.585Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 9.8 x 21.5 cm (3 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 7.6 x 25 cm (3 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: a Processon Arrives at Court (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period
1962.24Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 47 x 29.7 cm (18 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.); Image: 43.9 x 26.6 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: a Processon Arrives at Court, recto of...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period
1962.24.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 47 x 29.7 cm (18 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.); Image: 43.9 x 26.6 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rustam meets the challenge of Ashkabus, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1960.199Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 25.4 x 15.7 cm (10 x 6 3/16 in.); Overall: 31 x 20.1 cm (12 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 13.5 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of John C. HeegeCCCC0
Rustam meets the challenge of Ashkabus, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1960.199.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 31 x 20.1 cm (12 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Text area: 25.4 x 15.7 cm (10 x 6 3/16 in.)Gift of John C. HeegeCCCC0
Leaf from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1939.507Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32 x 21.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iraq or Iran, 9th-10th Century
1915.303Earthenware with underglaze-painted and incised designDiameter: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion,...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486Opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 18.7 x 12.3 cm (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Overall: 23.2 x 15.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Text area: 18.2 x 12 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Animals, Precious Stones, Coins, and Musical Instruments (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period
1945.385Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.7 x 13.5 cm (7 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Sends Mihran Sitad to Fetch the Daughter of the King of China ...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1962.25Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 14.7 x 15 cm (5 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 23.2 cm (12 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.); Text area: 23 x 15.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609)
1988.101Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Image: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Abd al-Vahhab (Persian, active about 1516)
1988.96.aOpaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 47.5 x 32.2 cm (18 11/16 x 12 11/16 in.); Image: 28.4 x 18.5 cm (11 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bowl
Northwest Iran, Aghkand (Azerbaijan area), 12th-13th century
1944.483Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 9.8 x 31 cm (3 7/8 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, 12th-13th century
1944.478Fritware with overglaze-painted design (minai ware)Overall: 6.3 x 12.3 cm (2 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid Period, 10th Century
1956.225Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 11.5 x 28 cm (4 1/2 x 11 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug
Iran or Iraq, Baghdad, Buyid Period, reign of Samsam al-Dawla
1966.22Gold with repoussé and chased and engraved decorationOverall: 12.5 x 10.2 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.); Diameter of base: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, late Saljuq Period, 12th-13th Century with 20th Century replacement fragments
1938.8Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0