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Luster Bowl with Antelope
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.476CCCC0
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
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137CCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105CCCC0
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
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
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period, 13th century
1915.524CCCC0
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
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
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
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
Bath Pail (satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, late 16th-early 17th century
1969.291CCCC0
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75CCCC0
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
No image available
Syria, Ayyubid, 13th century
1952.8.aCCCC0
No image available
Syria, Ayyubid, 13th century
1952.8.bCCCC0
Courtyard, Alhambra
Charles Clifford (British, 1819-1883)
1999.113CCCC0
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
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300CCCC0
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
Dish
Spain, probably Valencia
488.1915CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Fragment with eagles in roundels from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.15Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 36.5 x 39.6 cm (14 3/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with palmette arches with Alhambra wall pattern
Spain, Granada
1939.35Lampas: silk, gilt-metal threadOverall: 48.3 x 25.4 cm (19 x 10 in.); Mounted: 58.1 x 35.2 cm (22 7/8 x 13 7/8 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
Lampas with lion strangler, from a dalmatic of Saint Bernard Calvo
Spain, Almeria
1950.146Lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 43.8 x 39.7 cm (17 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Mounted: 53 x 49.8 cm (20 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 16.8 x 14 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.3 x 24.1 cm (10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 17.8 x 10.7 cm (7 x 4 3/16 in.); Mounted: 26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 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
Mantle for a Statue of the Virgin with Lotus Blossoms and Medallions
Egypt and Spain
1939.40Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 70.5 x 111.2 cm (27 3/4 x 43 3/4 in.); Mounted: 78.1 x 119.4 cm (30 3/4 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with griffins in roundels, from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.152Lampas and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 52.7 x 63.5 cm (20 3/4 x 25 in.); Mounted: 61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1960.277Earthenware with overglaze-painted designDiameter of mouth: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Diameter of base: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Celestial banquet hanging, from the tomb of Bishop Gurb
Spain, probably Almeria
1966.368Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 21.2 x 58.5 cm (8 3/8 x 23 1/16 in.); Mounted: 30.2 x 67 cm (11 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vestment fragment with stars in staggered squares
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.648Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 28.6 x 26.7 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Fragment with confronted sphinxes in roundels from the tomb of Saint...
Spain, Almeria
1950.394Lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 54.3 x 64.5 cm (21 3/8 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 66.7 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 30 1/4 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
Alhambra hanging fragment with decorated bands
Spain, Granada
1927.378Lampas and taqueté: silkOverall: 37.8 x 25.1 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.); Mounted: 46.7 x 28.9 cm (18 3/8 x 11 3/8 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
Mantle for a statue of the Virgin
Spain, Granada
1929.975Lampas: silkAverage: 104.2 x 215.9 cm (41 x 85 in.)Purchase 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
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
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
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
Fragment with crowned lions, palmettes, and escutcheons
Spain, Granada
1944.240Lampas: silkOverall: 54.3 x 27.5 cm (21 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Mounted: 64.5 x 37.1 cm (25 3/8 x 14 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
No image available
Syria, Ayyubid, 13th century
1952.8.aCast 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
No image available
Syria, Ayyubid, 13th century
1952.8.bCast 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
Fragment with curving vine and palmette leaves
Spain, Granada
1918.183Lampas: silkOverall: 29.9 x 20 cm (11 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.); Mounted: 39.1 x 28.9 cm (15 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
Courtyard, Alhambra
Charles Clifford (British, 1819-1883)
1999.113Albumen print from wet collodion negativeImage: 29.5 x 40.7 cm (11 5/8 x 16 in.); Matted: 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in.)John L. Severance 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
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
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
Dish
Spain, probably Valencia
488.1915Tin-glazed earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 42.6 cm (16 3/4 in.)Hinman B. Hurlbut CollectionCCCC0