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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: Iskandar (Alexander) and the talking tree; verso: text

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 40.8 x 30.1 cm (16 1/16 x 11 7/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
tree  Search this
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Alexander  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1935.23
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: text:; verso: illustration and text: Bahram Gur finds Jamshid's treasure

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.8 x 28.8 cm (8 3/16 x 11 5/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
peacock  Search this
Shahnama  Search this
lion  Search this
donkey  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Bahram Gur  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
epic  Search this
ram  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1935.24
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Bowl

Medium:
Earthenware painted over glaze with luster
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.9 x 21 cm (3 1/2 x 8 1/4 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
12th century
Period:
Fatimid period
Topic:
Fatimid period (909 - 1171)  Search this
Egypt  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1936.2
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Fragment of a Qur'an, sura 2:191-233

Medium:
Ink, color and gold on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.5 x 33 cm (9 5/8 x 13 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Near East
Date:
9th-10th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
kufic script  Search this
Iraq  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 2  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.6.1-33
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An angel, flying, with cup and wine flask

Artist:
Attributed to Shah Quli  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color wash and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 18 x 13.5 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/16 in)
Type:
Drawing
Origin:
Probably Istanbul, Turkey
Date:
mid-16th century
Period:
Ottoman period
Topic:
Ottoman period (1307 - 1922)  Search this
wine  Search this
angel  Search this
illumination  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.7
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Honoring Esin Atıl

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-03-25T12:34:43.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
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Beaker

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 30 × 18 cm (11 13/16 × 7 1/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Syria
Date:
late 13th century
Period:
Mamluk period
Topic:
Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)  Search this
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1948.14
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Glass bowl

Medium:
Light green, clear glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.8 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm (1 7/8 x 4 x 4 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Nishapur, Khurasan, Iran
Date:
Late 9th-early 10th circa
Topic:
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Clarence and Kathryn Kubichek in memory of Gladys Scott
Accession Number:
FSC-G-79
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Lampas fragment depicting two standing figures and flowers on a green ground

Medium:
Satin, opaque watercolor lampas
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.2 x 16.2 cm (9 15/16 x 6 3/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Iran
Date:
circa 1590-1600
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.489
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Folio from a Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar Tabrizi (d. ca. 1382); verso: Mihr at school; recto: text, Shah Shapur sends Mihr and Mushtari to school

Calligrapher:
Ibrahim Khalil  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.7 x 11.6 cm (7 3/4 x 4 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Date:
1523-24 (930 A.H.)
Period:
Uzbek period
Topic:
Uzbek period (1500 - 1598)  Search this
Uzbekistan  Search this
prince  Search this
Mushtari  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
school  Search this
student  Search this
Mihr  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1932.5
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Bottle

Medium:
Glass with enamel and gilt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 49.7 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm (19 9/16 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Probably Cairo, Egypt
Date:
ca. 1350
Period:
Mamluk period
Topic:
Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)  Search this
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1934.20
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Folio from a Qur'an

Medium:
Ink, gold, and color on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 12.3 x 19 cm (4 13/16 x 7 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Near East or North Africa
Date:
9th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.11
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Detached album folio; Horse and groom; reverse: text

Artist:
Attributed to Haydar Ali  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.3 x 11 cm (4 7/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
early 16th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
horse  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
illumination  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.20
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Fettered camel and keeper; reverse: calligraphy panel

Artist:
Ascribed to Bizhad  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.5 x 14.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Herat, Afghanistan
Date:
late 15th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
camel  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
illumination  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.22
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Young Prince

Artist:
Signed by Muhammad Haravi  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 34.1 x 24 cm (13 7/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Iran
Date:
mid-16th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
illumination  Search this
Iran  Search this
prince  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.8
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A comb back

Medium:
Iron, gold and silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.2 x 7.7 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
17th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1940.4
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A comb back

Medium:
Iron, silver and gold inlay
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.1 x 10.9 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
17th-18th century
Topic:
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1940.5
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Jar

Medium:
Stone-paste; painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 49 × 37.6 cm (19 5/16 × 14 13/16 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
11th-12th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.190
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edanmdm:fsg_F1902.190

Jar

Medium:
Stone-paste; painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 45 × 30 cm (17 3/4 × 11 13/16 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
13th century
Topic:
Ayyubid period (1171 - 1250)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.191
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
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Bowl

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 5.9 × 11.2 cm (2 5/16 × 4 7/16 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
11th-12th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.198
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