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Qur'an

Medium:
Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper; watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 24.2 × 17 × 5.3 cm (9 1/2 × 6 11/16 × 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1430-40 (text) and ca. 1750-1800 (cover)
Period:
Timurid (text) and Zand or Qajar (cover) periods
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Timurid period (1378 - 1506)  Search this
Zand period (1750 - 1794)  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.1
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Yusuf u Zuleykha by Jami (d. 1492)

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 17.4 × 10.2 × 1.3 cm (6 7/8 × 4 × 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
September 1798 (Rabi' II 1213 A.H.) (text) and ca. 1800 (cover)
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.10
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Ink holder

Medium:
Enamel on gilded metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.6 × 6.5 × 2.9 cm (1 × 2 9/16 × 1 1/8 in)
Type:
Container
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
enamel  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
ink container  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.100
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Ink holder

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.6 × 5.6 × 2.1 cm (5/8 × 2 3/16 × 13/16 in)
Type:
Container
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
ink container  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.101
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Ink holder

Medium:
Gilded metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 × 6.1 × 2.8 cm (1 × 2 3/8 × 1 1/8 in)
Type:
Container
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
gilding  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
ink container  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.102
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Spoon

Medium:
Metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 0.8 × 1.2 × 9.8 cm (5/16 × 1/2 × 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.103
Restrictions & Rights:
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Spoon

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 0.6 × 1.3 × 10.9 cm (1/4 × 1/2 × 4 5/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.104
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Spoon

Medium:
Steel?
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 0.7 × 1.4 × 10.2 cm (1/4 × 9/16 × 4 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.105
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Paper scissors

Medium:
Cast iron and bronze (?)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 0.6 × 2.2 × 15.4 cm (1/4 × 7/8 × 6 1/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.106
Restrictions & Rights:
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Qur'an

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.6 × 12.9 × 2.7 cm (7 11/16 × 5 1/16 × 1 1/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1800-1850
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Qur'an

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Black leather with borders in gold-colored pigments and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 32.9 × 21.8 × 6 cm (12 15/16 × 8 9/16 × 2 3/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1875-1900
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.12
Restrictions & Rights:
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Qur'an

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 11.8 × 7.4 × 2.5 cm (4 5/8 × 2 15/16 × 1 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1800-50
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.13
Restrictions & Rights:
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Qur'an

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 30.9 × 19.2 × 3.6 cm (12 3/16 × 7 9/16 × 1 7/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1837 (1253 A.H.) (text) and ca. 1837-50 (cover)
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.14
Restrictions & Rights:
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Qur'an

Calligrapher:
Ibn Marhum Muhammad Rahim Ghulam ‘Ali al-Isfahani  Search this
Artist:
Muhammad Javad  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 20.7 × 12.6 × 3 cm (8 1/8 × 4 15/16 × 1 3/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1843 (1259 A.H.) (text and cover)
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.15
Restrictions & Rights:
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Anthology of Poetry

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 9.5 × 6.1 × 0.6 cm (3 3/4 × 2 3/8 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1850
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
poetry  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.16
Restrictions & Rights:
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Gulistan (Rose garden) by Sa‘di (d. 1292)

Calligrapher:
Mirza Ali-Naqi Shirazi  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 23.2 × 15 × 2.4 cm (9 1/8 × 5 7/8 × 15/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1918 (1337 A.H.)
Period:
Qajar period
Topic:
poetry  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.17
Restrictions & Rights:
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Pen case with Indian women in a landscape

Medium:
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.1 × 4 × 22.3 cm (1 5/8 × 1 9/16 × 8 3/4 in)
Type:
Container
Lacquer
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1700-1750
Period:
Safavid, Afsharid, or Zand period
Topic:
Afsharid period ( 1736 - 1795 )  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Zand period (1750 - 1794)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.18a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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Pen box with flowers

Artist:
Ali Ashraf  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.8 × 9.3 × 33.6 cm (2 11/16 × 3 11/16 × 13 1/4 in)
Type:
Container
Lacquer
Origin:
Isfahan, Iran
Date:
1755 (1169 A.H.)
Period:
Zand period
Topic:
Zand period (1750 - 1794)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
box  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.19
Restrictions & Rights:
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Divan (Collections of poems) by Jami

Calligrapher:
Imad al-Hasani  Search this
Medium:
Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 15.2 × 9.1 × 1.2 cm (6 × 3 9/16 × 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
probably Isfahan (text), Iran
Date:
ca. 1600 (text) and ca. 1800 (cover)
Period:
Safavid period (text) and Qajar period (cover)
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
poetry  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.2
Restrictions & Rights:
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.2
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Pen box with flowers and bird

Artist:
Muhammad Hadi (Iranian, active mid-18th century)  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 × 5.3 × 26.2 cm (1 15/16 × 2 1/16 × 10 5/16 in)
Type:
Container
Lacquer
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1730-40
Period:
Safavid or Afsharid period
Topic:
Afsharid period ( 1736 - 1795 )  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
box  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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