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view 2006ag4292 jpg s Unknown Tim Stanley ed., with Mariam Rosser-Owen and Stephen Vernoit, <u>Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art... MES 0900-12-31 0800-01-01 9th century (made) Glazed earthenware bowl with geometric painting in blue, Iraq (probably Basra), 9th century. Diameter: 20.8 cm, Height: 6 cm Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (The Millennium Galleries, Sheffield 14/01/2006-16/04/2006) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo 01/10/2005-04/12/2005) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas 03/04/2005-04/09/2005) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (National Gallery of Art, Washington 18/07/2004-06/02/2005) Islamic Middle East, room 42 Long-haul trading voyages to China were underway from as early as the eighth century, and Chinese... 18 BOWL White-glazed earthenware painted in blue. MESOPOTAMIAN ; 9th century [Used until... 2014-08-29T19:17:30.000Z 2014-08-29T19:17:30.000Z 30.485809 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 2W 47.807911 earthenware, Clay, glaze Earthenware, with blue painting in an opaque white glaze C.1447-1924 c14471924 O7351 Bowl true Earthenware bowl with decoration painted and splashed into the opaque glaze. Basra 2006AG4292 Glazed ceramics were not widely used in the pre-Islamic Middle East, but in the 8th and 9th... 3 VA bowl-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z glazing 900 800 view
view MES 1499-12-31 1400-01-01 15th century (made) 114 Food box Tinned copper Egypt, Mamluk, 15th c. [pre 2002] 2014-08-29T19:18:02.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:02.000Z In Storage [] 411L/1-1880 4111880 O65716 Food box 3 food-box 2014-04-28T00:00:00.000Z 1499 1400 view
view Unknown MES 1304-12-31 1295-01-01 ca. 1300 (made) Middle East, Metalwork. Pen-box with hinged lid and three internal compartments for ink and sand,... Length: 29.5 cm, Height: 8.8 cm Box with lid, Depth: 8.2 cm 115 Pen box Brass with silver inlay. The inscription cnsists of blessings. Egypt, Mamluk, about... 2014-08-29T19:18:02.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:02.000Z In Storage Silver, brass [] 371-1897 3711897 O65715 Pen-box Brass pen box with silver inlay decorated with inscriptions and floral motifs. 3 pen-box-unknown 2014-05-01T00:00:00.000Z inlaid, hammered 1304 1295 view
view 2006aj7231 jpg s Unknown R. Katzenstein and G. Lowry, "Christian Themes in Thirteenth Century Islamic Metalwork,"... MES 1275-12-31 1225-01-01 middle of 13th century (made) Cylindrical pyxis and cover with depiction of Christians, brass inlaid with silver, Syria,... Height: 8.5 cm, Diameter: 8.3 cm Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (The Millennium Galleries, Sheffield 14/01/2006-16/04/2006) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo 01/10/2005-04/12/2005) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas 03/04/2005-04/09/2005) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (National Gallery of Art, Washington 18/07/2004-06/02/2005) Medieval and Renaissance, room 8 This pyxis is an example of a group of objects featuring Christian iconography which appear... Acquired in Spain. 116 Box and cover Bronze, inlaid with copper and silver, Syrian, 14th c. The figures around the body... 2014-08-29T19:18:03.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:03.000Z 34.8148 Medieval and Renaissance, room 8, case 6 39.056 [Lid] Around perimeter of top of lid: corrupt rendering of two verses from a panegyric by the... Silver, bronze, copper Bronze, with copper and silver inlay 320-1866 3201866 O65714 Box and lid true Cylindrical bronze box and lid, inlaid with copper and silver. The decoration on the box is... Syria 2006AJ7231 This little casket reveals both the diversity of 13th-century Syria and the difficulty of... 3 VA box-and-lid-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Hammering, soldering, damascening, inlay 1275 1225 view
view 2011ev8048 jpg s MES 1700-12-31 1600-01-01 17th century (made) Width: 67 cm, Length: 127 cm a similar example resides in the collection of the State Historical Museum, Moscow. Atasoy... 307 2014-08-29T19:19:31.000Z 2014-08-29T19:19:31.000Z 38.9585 In Storage 35.4492 silk [] 94-1878 941878 O137909 Woven silk Technical analysis Foundation weave: 5 end satin, decochement 3 by 1 and 2 wefts. Warp: 2... Turkey 2011EV8048 3 woven-silk 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1700 1600 view
view 2006af7272 jpg s Unknown Lisa Golombek, Robert B. Mason, Gauvin A. Bailey,<u>Tamerlane's tableware : a new approach to the... MES 1450-12-31 1400-01-01 1400-1450 (made) Dish, fritware, underglaze painted in cobalt blue with vine scroll in Chinese style, Uzbekistan... Diameter: 38.5 cm, Height: 6.4 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 In Oliver Watson, 'Islamic Pots in Chinese Style', <u>Burlington Magazine</u>, 1987 (May), ... 333 Dish Fritware, with underglaze painted decoration. SYRIA; about 1400 to 1450 The motifs copy a... 2014-08-29T19:19:41.000Z 2014-08-29T19:19:41.000Z 39.666698 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 3 66.966698 fritware Fritware with underglaze painted decoration C.206-1984 c2061984 O9357 Dish true Dish, fritware, with flat rim, underglaze painted in cobalt blue under a thick, uneven... Samarqand 2006AF7272 Made by Syrian potters transplanted from Damascus to Samarqand by Timur in 1402. A pottery workshop was established at the court at Samarqand around 1401 under the patronage of... 3 VA dish-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z underglaze 1450 1400 view
view 2006am9979 jpg s Unknown Atasoy, Nurhan & Raby, Julian, <u>Iznik: the pottery of Ottoman Turkey</u> (London, 1989): plate 320 MES 1540-12-31 1535-01-01 1535-1540 (made) Long-necked bottle with blue and white decoration in an ogival layout, Turkey (probably Iznik),... Height: 41.5 cm, Diameter: 16.5 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 493 BOTTLE White earthenware painted in blue and turquoise. TURKISH (ISNIK); first half of 16th... 2014-08-29T19:20:33.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:33.000Z 40.433498 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case WN4, shelf 3 29.73229 fritware Fritware, underglaze painted in blue and turquoise, glazed 6785-1860 67851860 O77052 Bottle true Pear-shaped and long-necked bottle, decorated with floral sprays and medallions in underglaze... Iznik 2006AM9979 The shape of this ceramic bottle is derived from metalwork. The decoration, however, is typical... 3 VA bottle-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z underglazing 1540 1535 view
view 2006ae5798 jpg s Unknown Mariam Rosser-Owen, "Questions of Authenticity: the Imitation Ivories of Don Francisco Pallás y... MES Salting Bequest 0965-12-31 0961-01-01 961-965 (made) Carved ivory casket with decoration in the form of stylized vegetation, Spain (probably Córdoba),... Height: 8.5 cm, Length: 13 cm, Width: 8.5 cm Medieval and Renaissance, room 8 This casket was formerly suspected of being a 19th-century imitation of a 10th-century ivory, and... 511 Ivory Caskets Spain, probably Córdoba About 962 Both caskets were made for an unnamed daughter... 2014-08-29T19:20:39.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:39.000Z 37.888031 Medieval and Renaissance, room 8, case 15 -4.86779 'Bismillah al-rahman al-ra[him] hadha ma amala al-ibnah al-sayyidah ibnat 'abd al-rahman amir... ivory, Silver Ivory, carved, with nielloed-silver mounts A.580-1910 a5801910 O77077 Casket true Ivory casket with a truncated pyramidal lid, and decorated on all sides with symmetrical designs... Madinat al-Zahra 2006AE5798 For a long time this casket was thought to be a 19th-century imitation of a 10th-century Cordoban... This small ivory casket has carved decoration of stylised plants. It covers the sides of the base... 3 VA casket-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z mounting, carved 965 961 view
view unknown MES 1884-12-31 1850-01-01 1850-1884 (made) Tear-drop shaped sheet gold amulet with stamped decoration and Islamic inscription, with seed... Length: 7 cm Bought from the collection of Gaston de St Maurice (1831-1905) in 1884. 632 2014-08-29T19:21:14.000Z 2014-08-29T19:21:14.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 gold, seed pearls Stamped gold with gold filigree rim and seed pearls 942-1884 9421884 O79827 Amulet Flat gold drop-shaped pendant with a border of pearls. The pendant is made from sheet gold... Egypt 3 amulet-amulet-unknown 2014-04-07T00:00:00.000Z filigree Amulet 1884 1850 view
view MES 1600-12-31 1500-01-01 16th century (made) Width: 67 cm, Length: 29 cm there is another identical example of this one at the Musee des Tissus, Lyon, France, Inv No.... 964 2014-08-29T19:22:57.000Z 2014-08-29T19:22:57.000Z 32.42065 In Storage 53.682362 silk [] 717A-1899 717a1899 O137943 Woven silk Technical analysis Foundation weave: 5 end satin, decochement 3, by 1 and 2 wefts. Warp: 2... Iran 3 woven-silk 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1600 1500 view
view 2006at5958 jpg s Unknown Contadini, Anna, <u>Fatimid Art at the Victoria & Albert Museum.</u> London: V&A Publications,... MES 1000-12-31 0900-01-01 10th century (made) Fragments of a cotton ikat tiraz with inscription woven in gold thread. Fatimid Yemen, 10th century. Height: 30 cm maximum, Width: 24.7 cm maimum, Height: 14.4 cm maximum, Height: 9.5 cm maximum, Width: 10.7 cm maximum Fatimid Yemen 1302 FRAGMENT OF CLOTH Cotton ikat with inscription drawn with a pen and gilt Found in Egypt, probably... 2014-08-29T19:24:25.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:25.000Z 15.7967 In Storage 47.83675 'bismi-llah s ...' 'in the name of God, [prayer?] …' cotton, gold Woven cotton 108-1887 1081887 O77217 Fragments Tiraz. Cotton ikat with inscription in gold. Fatimid Yemen, tenth century. This is a very good... Yemen 2006AT5958 Unique 3 fragments-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Painted, Woven 1000 900 view
view 2006af6971 jpg s Unknown MES 1000-12-31 0900-01-01 10th century (made) Small earthenware dish with inscription in black slip, Eastern Iran or Uzbekistan, 900-1000. Diameter: 11.2 cm, Height: 1.6 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 1311 Dishes with Arabic Inscriptions Eastern Iran or Uzbekistan 900-1000 As on many Islamic dishes,... 2014-08-29T19:24:27.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:27.000Z 42.458904 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 2W 0.781521 'Blessing and ease to the owner' earthenware, slip Earthenware, lead-glazed, inscribed C.909-1935 c9091935 O85328 Dish true Lead-glazed earthenware with slip inscription, "Blessing and ease to the owner". Eastern Iran 2006AF6971 This small dish imitates silver decorated with inscriptions in a black inlay called niello. Here... 3 VA dish-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z glazing 1000 900 view
view 2006bg1904 jpg s Unknown Lentz, Thomas, W., Lowry, Glenn, D., <u>Timur and the Princely Vision. Persian Art and Culture in... MES 1455-12-31 1455-01-01 1455 (made) Tile, with thuluth inscription in cobalt blue, against white foliate scrolls painted in reserve... Height: 30 cm, Width: 31.5 cm, Diameter: 3.5 cm Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts (Los Angeles County Museum of Art 05/06/2011-31/12/2011) Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137 Historical significance: A related tile is in the Fitzwilliam Museum (OC.173-1946) bequeathed to... 1319 2014-08-29T19:24:30.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:30.000Z 32.42065 Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case 29, shelf 8 53.682362 Earthenware, moulded relief with white and cobalt glaze and lustre decoration C.26A-1983 c261983 O85337 Tile true Tile, with thuluth inscription in cobalt blue, against white foliate scrolls painted in reserve... Iran 2006BG1904 3 VA tile-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1455 1455 view
view 2006af0219 jpg s Unknown Lentz, Thomas, W., Lowry, Glenn, D., <u>Timur and the Princely Vision. Persian Art and Culture in... MES 1362-12-31 1353-01-01 ca. 1358-1359 (made) Column capital from the tomb of Buyanquli Khan, Uzbekistan (Bukhara), ca. 1358 Width: 34.4 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 Made for the tomb of the Chaghatayid (post-Mongol) ruler Buyanquli Khan, who died in 1358-59. 1387 COLUMN AND CAPITAL Fritware with carved decoration and coloured glazes CENTRAL ASIA (from... 2014-08-29T19:24:47.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:47.000Z 39.765862 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case WW9 64.42234 earthenware Earthenware, glazed 586-1899 5861899 O85336 Capital true Earthenware capital, separated from the fragment of a cylindrical column shaft by a simple... Bukhara 2006AF0219 This column once formed part of the magnificent decoration of a mausoleum. The mausoleum was... 3 VA capital-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z glazing 1362 1353 view
view 2006ae9840 jpg s Unknown Donald King, "Turkish Carpets in the Victoria & Albert Museum," Hali 6 (1984): 373-4 and fig. 31. MES 1550-12-31 1500-01-01 1500-1550 (made) Carpet, wool knotted pile on wool foundation, double-niche medallion design with red field and... Length: 175.26 cm, Width: 101.6 cm 1490 A 16TH/17TH CENTURY TURKISH CARPET thought to have been woven in Ushak. The strong red and blue... 2014-08-29T19:25:18.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:18.000Z 38.9585 In Storage 35.4492 wool [] T.51-1920 t511920 O102278 Carpet Small Ushak double-niche medallion rug Turkey 2006AE9840 Sold (with silk brocade T.52-1920) for £21.10. by Harold Wallis Esq., St. Albans, Godstone Road,... 3 carpet-unknown 2014-07-29T00:00:00.000Z knotted pile 1550 1500 view
view Unknown MES Purchased by Major Murdoch Smith 1874-12-31 1874-01-01 1874 (made) Plain bluish soapstone bottle, one of a pair, Iran (Meshed), 1874 Height: 14.75 in Taken from Register, Diameter: 5.75 in Taken from Register Purchased by Major Murdoch Smith 1624 2014-08-29T19:25:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:53.000Z 32.42065 In Storage 53.682362 carved bluish soapstone 1076-1875 10761875 O100710 Water bottle Plain bluish soapstone bottle, one of a pair, Iran (Meshed), 1874, Purchased by Major Murdoch Smith Iran 3 water-bottle-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1874 1874 view
view 2006ag6723 jpg s Unknown <u>The Arts of Islam</u>, Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery, 8 April - 4... MES 1504-12-31 1495-01-01 ca. 1500 (made) Silver-gilt drinking jug, Turkey (probably Istanbul), ca. 1500. Height: 16 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 The shapes of these types of jugs are based on late-fifteenth century silver and/or gold-inlaid... This is one of the earliest examples of a series of single handled jugs produced in Ottoman... 1763 Silver-Gilt Drinking Jug Turkey, probably Istanbul About 1500 The pot-bellied drinking jug was... 2014-08-29T19:26:34.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:34.000Z 41.040852 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 5 28.986179 stamp Silver Silver, cast, with repoussé decoration 158-1894 1581894 O84385 Jug true Jug or tankard of silver, gilt, with bulb-shaped body and short neck, repoussé decoration with... Istanbul 2006AG6723 This type of pot-bellied drinking jug was common in Iran and Central Asia in the period... 3 VA jug-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z repoussé, gilding, casting 1504 1495 view
view 2006ay3050 jpg s Unknown Artin Pasha BJE (1866;p.136) Wiet catalogue pl.XXII Lamm, Carl Johan. <i>Mittelalterliche Gläser... MES 1340-12-31 1340-01-01 about 1340 (made) Lamp made for a madrasah founded by the Mamluk official Aqbugha, Egypt or Syria, about 1340. Height: 33.5 cm, Width: 26.7 cm maximum Le Théorème de Néferrtiti (L'Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris 23/04/2013-08/09/2013) Exposition Universelle (Paris 01/01/1867-31/12/1867) Islamic Middle East, room 42 Sayf al-Din Aqbugha, who is named in the inscription on the lamp, was promoted to the rank of... 1860 Made for a madrasa (theological college) in Cairo built in 1331 by Saif al-Din Aqbugha (d. 1343),... 2014-08-29T19:26:49.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:49.000Z 26.69636 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 14E 30.246469 Upper register: shining out in houses of worship. God has ordained that they be raised high and... Gilt and enamelled glass 1056-1869 10561869 O93 Mosque lamp true Egypt 2006AY3050 Providing lighting in an Islamic religious building is considered to be an act rewarded by God,... 3 VA mosque-lamp-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z 1340 1340 view
view 2006ab9572 jpg s Unknown MES 1800-12-31 1600-01-01 1600-1800 (made) Glass sprinkler with gilt mounts, Turkey, 1600-1800. Height: 19.5 cm, Diameter: 8 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 2333 Glass Sprinkler Turkey 1600-1800 This narrow-necked bottle was used to sprinkle rose water or... 2014-08-29T19:28:08.000Z 2014-08-29T19:28:08.000Z 38.9585 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 8E 35.4492 Glass, metal Glass, coloured, with gilt mounts 2108-1855 21081855 O583 Scent bottle true Bottle in opaque coloured glass with gilt mounts. Turkey 2006AB9572 Same workshop as 1537-1876 This narrow-necked bottle was used to sprinkle rose water or other scented liquids onto the hands... 3 VA scent-bottle-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z gilding, mounting 1800 1600 view
view 2006an6452 jpg s Unknown Carboni, S., Whitehouse, D. <u>Glass of the Sultans</u>. Catalogue of the exhibition "Glass of... MES 1310-12-31 1309-01-01 1309-1310 (made) Lamp made for the tomb of the Mamluk sultan Baybars II in Cairo, Egypt or Syria, 1309-10. Height: 29.0 cm, Width: 25.4 cm maximum Art Nouveau - 1890-1914 (Metropolitan Museum, Japan 21/04/2001-08/07/2001) Art Nouveau - 1890-1914 (National Gallery of Art, Washington 08/10/2000-28/01/2001) Art Nouveau - 1890-1914 (Victoria & Albert Museum 06/04/2000-30/07/2000) Glass of the Sultans (Benaki Museum, Athens 20/02/2002-15/05/2002) Glass of the Sultans (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 01/10/2001-10/01/2002) Islamic Middle East, room 42 2531 Made for a building commissioned by Rukn al-Din Baybars II, Mamluk Sultan of Egypt (1309-10).... 2014-08-29T19:28:38.000Z 2014-08-29T19:28:38.000Z 26.69636 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 14E 30.246469 Above: 'The truly good will live in bliss. You will gaze at the look of bliss on their faces.... Glass, enamelled and gilt 322-1900 3221900 O799 Mosque lamp true Egypt 2006AN6452 Two bold bands of inscriptions dominate the decoration of this lamp. In the lower band there is a... 3 VA mosque-lamp-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z 1310 1309 view