Collections: Arts of the Islamic World

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Ice Pitcher

One side of this pitcher depicts King Gambrinus, the Teutonic inventor of beer, offering Uncle Sam his first glass of the foaming brew. The ...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Statuette of the Lady Mi Standing

    One of the finest wooden sculptures to survive from antiquity, this exquisitely carved figure of Lady Mi shows the elaborate wig and huge go...

     
     
    Battle of KarbalaManuscript of the Hadiqat al-Su`ada (Garden of the Blessed) of FuzuliSpherical Hanging OrnamentHunter on Horseback Attacked by a LionBowl with Peacock MotifFolio of Poetry From the Divan of Sultan Husayn MirzaBowl of ReflectionsKhusraw Discovers Shirin Bathing, From Pictorial Cycle of Eight Poetic SubjectsFragment of a Bowl Depicting a Mounted WarriorMirror CaseBowl with an Enthronement SceneRosebushes, Bees, and a DragonflyJug (Mashraba) with Human-Headed Inscription and Zodiac SignsPrince YahyaMedallion Ushak Carpet"Bahram Gur at the Home of Baraham the Jew," Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Second Small Shahnama of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Folio from the "Blue" QuranTiraz Fragment of Caliph Marwan IIBowl with Kufic InscriptionHunter on Horseback Attacked by a Mythical BeastTop Section of a Water JugVelvet PanelBowl with Kufic CalligraphyMirror CaseHexagonal TilePanel of TilesMirror Case with Portrait of the Eunuch Manuchihr Khan Mu`tamid al-DawlaMolded TileBowl with Kufic InscriptionSultan Sanjar and the Old WomanBottleBird in a MedallionCarpet with Garden DesignDish Depicting a Coiled DragonAlbum Folio with CalligraphyChihil Kilid (Forty Keys) Divination Bowl with Inscriptions, Zodiac Signs, and Four PlaquettesAmulet BoxBottle Depicting a Hunting SceneFragments of Light 2Hunters at a StreamGirl Adorned in Silver JewelryYoung Woman Offering Wine to a SageBlue and White Bowl with Radial DesignSeated Qajar Prince“Rustam Lassoes the Khaqan (Ruler) of China,” Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Crouching Youth Restrains a Bucking Ram in a Landscape"Job Lying Under a Tree," Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Majma` al-tavarikh (Collection of Chronicles) of Hafiz Abru (d. 1430)Portrait of Fath Ali Shah QajarBlue IrisStar Ushak CarpetCupJugMan Holding a PomegranateRoseBorder Drawings and Page from a Manuscript of "Yusuf and Zulaykha" by Jami (d. 1492)

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