Collections: Items Tagged "persian"

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On View: Amulet in the Form of the God Bes

Bes was popularly worshipped as protector of women and infants, and as a facilitator of fertility. Shown standing on the head and shoulders ...

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: Salesman's Sample of Kensington Tiles

    These extremely rare “paper tiles” were made for a company that also produced molded tiles. The very convincing paper versions o...

     
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    Found 86 Items Tagged "persian"


    Umar, Disguised as Mazmahil the Surgeon, Practices Quackery on the Sorcerers of AntaliHunter on Horseback Attacked by a LionFolio of Poetry From the Divan of Sultan Husayn MirzaKhusraw Discovers Shirin Bathing, From Pictorial Cycle of Eight Poetic SubjectsPrince YahyaOverseer of the Treasury Ptahhotep in Persian CostumeBowl with Incised Rosette on BaseHunter on Horseback Attacked by a Mythical BeastRelief of Persian GuardHanging, 1 of 7 PiecesDress OrnamentOpenwork RoundelBlue and White Bowl with Radial DesignCrouching 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)“Rustam Lassoes the Khaqan (Ruler) of China,” Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Young Woman Offering Wine to a SagePortrait of Fath Ali Shah Qajar
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