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Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings from the St. Petersburg Album

Artist:
Bichitr (active between ca. 1615 -1640)  Search this
Margins by Muhammad Sadiq  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 25.3 × 18 cm (9 15/16 × 7 1/16 in)
H x W (border): 46.9 × 30.7 cm (18 7/16 × 12 1/16 in)
Type:
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1615-1618, margins 1747-48
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
moon  Search this
Sufism  Search this
sun  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627)  Search this
hourglass  Search this
Sufi  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1942.15a
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Two women seated on a terrace, surrounded by attendants and musicians

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 23.2 x 17.8 cm (9 1/8 x 7 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1650
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
music  Search this
woman  Search this
drum  Search this
lute  Search this
picnic  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
garden  Search this
India  Search this
smoking  Search this
hookah  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.213
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Scenes from the life of the Buddha

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 67 x 289.8 x 9.8 cm (26 3/8 x 114 1/8 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
late 2nd-early 3rd century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
birth  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
enlightenment  Search this
parinirvana  Search this
Queen Maya  Search this
bodhi tree  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
monk  Search this
preaching  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
F1949.9a-d
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Sa'id and Khosh Khiram arrive at a castle and see two girls wrestling on the roof from the Hamzanama

Artist:
Attributed to Shravana  Search this
Attributed to Mithra  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on cotton cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 79 x 63.5 cm (31 1/8 x 25 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1570
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Hamzanama  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
castle  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1960.14
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Umar Disguised as the Surgeon Mazmahil, Arrives before the Castle of Antali from a Hamzanama

Artist:
Attributed to Shravana and Mahesha  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on cotton cloth
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 79.2 x 64 cm (31 3/16 x 25 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1570
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Hamzanama  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
palace  Search this
India  Search this
Umar  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1960.15
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Child Saint Sambandar

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 48.6 x 43.5 x 17.3 cm (19 1/8 x 17 1/8 x 6 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Tamil Nadu state, India
Date:
12th century
Period:
Chola dynasty
Topic:
casting  Search this
child  Search this
Chola dynasty (850 - 1280)  Search this
Saint Sambandar  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1976.5
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Nandi

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56 x 38.5 x 65.5 cm (22 1/16 x 15 3/16 x 25 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Tamil Nadu state, India
Date:
12th century
Period:
Chola dynasty
Topic:
bull  Search this
Nandi  Search this
casting  Search this
Chola dynasty (850 - 1280)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1985.30
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Quatrefoil box

Medium:
Red, green, and white enamels with gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.7 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm (2 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Container
Origin:
Northern India
Date:
ca. 1650
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
flower  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
engraving  Search this
champleve  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1986.22a-b
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Rosewater sprinkler

Medium:
Silver and gold
Dimensions:
H x W: 27.8 x 10.5 cm (10 15/16 x 4 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1775 -- 1800
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
peacock  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1990.1
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Pair of Nilgiri Earrings

Medium:
Gold sheet metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 9.2 x 5.9 cm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Tamil Nadu state, India
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by Rajinder K. Keith and Narinder K. Keith
Accession Number:
F1990.2a-b
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Jasmine bud necklace

Medium:
Gold and red semi-precious stones
Dimensions:
H (overall): 92 cm (36 1/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Tamil Nadu state, India
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
chasing  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment and funds provided by Rajinder K. Keith and Narinder K. Keith
Accession Number:
F1990.4
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Garland of berries

Medium:
Gold, double berries, silver, diamonds and rubies
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 10.6 x 6.8 cm (4 3/16 x 2 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Tamil Nadu state, India
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Nandi  Search this
Parvati  Search this
Shiva  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
piercing  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1990.8
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Incense burner

Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.2 x 12.2 x 14.9 cm (6 3/4 x 4 13/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
India
Date:
15th century
Period:
Delhi Sultanate period
Topic:
lion  Search this
casting  Search this
incense  Search this
Delhi Sultanate (1206 - 1526)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1991.12
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Braid ornament (choti)

Medium:
Gold, silver, cotton, and rubies
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 40.5 x 10.1 cm (15 15/16 x 4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Tamil Nadu state, India
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
flower  Search this
Krishna  Search this
inlay  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1991.5
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Furniture plaque: lovers embracing on a canopied bed

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 9/16 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Orissa, India
Date:
ca. 1300
Topic:
lovers  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1992.32
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Jain shrine of Parshvanatha

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29.5 x 19.1 x 9.2 cm (11 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 3 5/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Madhya Pradesh state, Khajuraho region, India
Date:
1097
Topic:
flower  Search this
casting  Search this
shrine  Search this
Parshvanatha  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
F1993.11
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Standing Buddha

Medium:
Red sikri sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 134.6 x 58.4 x 30.4 cm (53 x 23 x 11 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Mathura, India
Date:
320-485
Period:
Gupta dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Gupta dynasty (300 - 699)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1994.17
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Chape of a scabbard

Medium:
Iron inlaid with gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.2 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm (4 7/16 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Metalwork
Origin:
India
Date:
17th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
inlay  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
engraving  Search this
chasing  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by Rajinder K. Keith and Narinder K. Keith in honor of Mahinder Singh Keith
Accession Number:
F1994.5
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Shiva Vinadhara (Holder of the Lute)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 73.6 x 35.8 x 24.9 cm (29 x 14 1/8 x 9 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Tamil Nadu state, India
Date:
ca. 950
Period:
Chola dynasty
Topic:
Shiva  Search this
casting  Search this
lotus  Search this
Chola dynasty (850 - 1280)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1997.28
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Siddhapratima Yantra (Shrine of a Perfected Being)

Medium:
Bronze, copper alloy, traces of gilding, silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.9 x 13.1 x 8.9 cm (8 5/8 x 5 3/16 x 3 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
India
Date:
1333
Period:
Delhi Sultanate period
Topic:
Jainism  Search this
inlay  Search this
shrine  Search this
Delhi Sultanate (1206 - 1526)  Search this
India  Search this
fly whisk  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1997.33a-b
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