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view 2006al3654 jpg s Unknown Crowe, Yolande, <u>Persia and China: Safavid Blue and White Ceramics in the Victoria & Albert... MES 1700-12-31 1600-01-01 17th century (made) Blue-and-white ewer, Iran, 17th century. Height: 22.4 cm, Width: 19.5 cm maximum Islamic Middle East, room 42 10041 Blue-and-white Ewer Iran 1600-1700 Imported Chinese ceramics and local metalwork had long... 2014-08-29T19:53:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:53:53.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 stonepaste Stonepaste with underglaze blue and white decoration 618-1889 6181889 O79409 Ewer 1 Ewer, with conical bulbous shape, arched handle and spout in the form of a dragon's head.... Iran 2006AL3654 This ceramic ewer shows how Iranian potters used both imported Chinese ceramics and local... 3 VA ewer-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z underglazing 1700 1600 view
view 2006af7287 jpg s Unknown <u>The Arts of Islam</u>, Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery, 8 April - 4... MES Given by Sir Charles Marling KCMG, CB 1600-12-31 1500-01-01 16th century (made) Pierced steel plaque, Iran, 16th century. Length: 38.8 cm, Height: 13.5 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 30212 Pierced Steel Plaque Iran 1500-1600 This is one of a set of eight door plaques said to be from... 2014-08-29T21:28:01.000Z 2014-08-29T21:28:01.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 'wa akhihi asad Allah musamma bi'Ali' 'and of his brother, lion of God, named 'Ali' steel Steel, pierced M.5-1919 m51919 O85131 Panel 1 Rectangular plaque of openwork steel with an inscription. Iran 2006AF7287 Said to be from the tomb of Tahmasp, the second Safavid Shah of Persia (1524-1576). This is one of a set of eight pierced-steel door plaques said to be from the tomb of Shah... 3 VA panel-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z piercing 1600 1500 view
view 2006af6902 jpg s Mirak Husayn A. S. Melikian-Chirvani, <u>Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, 8-18th Centuries</u>,... MES 1520-12-31 1505-01-01 ca. 1510-1520 (made) Inkwell with silver inlay, Iran (possibly Tabriz), 1510-1520. Height: 9 cm, Width: 4.4 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 34330 INK - POT Brass, engraved and inlaid with silver. Signed on the base by Mirak Husayn of Yazd.... 2014-08-29T21:43:23.000Z 2014-08-29T21:43:23.000Z 38.080971 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 46.290112 Silver, brass Brass, engraved and inlaid with silver 2:1 to 2-1883 21883 O39220 Ink pot 1 Ink pot with cylindrical base with onion-domed lid, surmounted by a small loop. Pot is engraved... Tabriz 2006AF6902 This inkwell is one of the last examples of inlaid metalwork made in Iran. It was probably used... 3 VA ink-pot-mirak-husayn 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraving, inlay 1520 1505 view
view 2006bj1628 jpg s Unknown Tim Stanley ed., with Mariam Rosser-Owen and Stephen Vernoit, <u>Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art... MES Transferred from the India Museum in 1879 1576-12-31 1524-01-01 1524-1576 (made) 19th century (altered) 19th century (made) Sword of Shah Tahmasp and scabbard, Iran, 1524-76. [Sword] Length: 108 cm, Length: 11.5 cm hilt, Length: 93.7 cm blade, Width: 17 cm across quillons [Sheath] Length: 97 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) Hunt for Paradise (Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan 23/02/2004-28/06/2004) Hunt for Paradise (Asia Society Museum, New York 16/10/2003-18/01/2004) Islamic Middle East, room 42 In form the sword of Shah Tahmasp closely resembles that of the Ottoman sultan, Mehmed II, in... 67868 Sword of Shah Tahmasp and Scabbard Iran 1524-76 The genealogy of Shah Tahmasp is inscribed on... 2014-08-29T23:50:24.000Z 2014-08-29T23:50:24.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 [Sword] genealogy of Shah Tahmasp [Sword] Qur'an, Surah 48 steel, leather, ivory, Silver, gold [Sword] Crucible forged steel, gold damascened [Sheath] Tooled black leather over a wooden core 3378/1, 2(IS) 33780 O71086 Sword and sheath 1 Watered steel blade inlaid with gold; steel quillon and mounts, inlaid with gold; scales walrus... Iran 2006BJ1628 Ex India Museum, presented by a Col. Pennington in 1855 and said to have come from Lahore [Sword] Unique This sword once belonged to the Iranian ruler Shah Tahmasp. Many of the finest works of Islamic... 3 VA sword-and-sheath-unknown 2014-07-08T00:00:00.000Z damascening, stamped, inlay, hammered 1576 1524 view
view 2006af3740 jpg s Unknown Lord Egerton of Tatton, Indian and Oriental Armour, London, 1896, p. 144, Cat. No. 754 Anthony... MES 1642-12-31 1629-01-01 1629-1642 (made) late 19th century (made) Sword of Shah Safi, Iran, 1629-42. [Sword] Length: 94 cm, Width: 15 cm blade curvature [Sheath] Length: 87 cm, Width: 17 cm curvature Islamic Middle East, room 42 69299 Sword of Shah Safi Iran 1629-42 The watered steel blade of this sword is inscribed with the... 2014-08-29T23:57:26.000Z 2014-08-29T23:57:26.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 [Sword] 'Shah Safi' [Sword] Crucible forged steel, chiseled and decorated with gold kuftkari [Sheath] Tooled black leather over a wooden core 3375(IS)/1, 2 33750 O72213 Sword and sheath 1 [Sword] Watered steel single edged curved sword blade with a single fuller and six smaller... Iran 2006AF3740 presented by Sher Ali, Amir of Kabul, to the India Office and Transferred to the South Kensington... The watered steel blade of this sword is inscribed with the name of Shah Safi, who ruled between... 3 VA sword-and-sheath-unknown 2014-07-08T00:00:00.000Z 1642 1629 view
view 2013gv6446 jpg s A.S. Melikian-Chirvani, <i>Le Bronze iranien</i>, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1973,... MES 1497-08-31 1496-09-01 September 1496-August 1497 (made) Tinned copper dish with lotuses, cloud bands and blessings in Persian, Iran, 1496-97. Diameter: 18.9 cm, Height: 1.8 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 74135 Dish with Clouds and Lotuses Iran Dated 1496 Copper wares such as this dish were being made when... 2014-08-30T00:20:19.000Z 2014-08-30T00:20:19.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 Jahân-at be-kâm u falak yâr bâd / Jahân-âfarin-at negahdâr bâd / Be-kâm-i to bâdâ hame kâr-e to /... Copper, cast, the decoration incised (i.e. engraved or chased), tinned, inlaid with a black material 374-1897 3741897 O76926 Dish 1 Flat dish with a shallow foot-ring and low walls that curve inwards towards the flat rim. The... Iran 2013GV6446 dated AH 902 The inscription on this decorative bowl contains three couplets by famous poets, all expressing... 3 VA dish 2014-01-21T00:00:00.000Z 1497 1496 view
view 2006an9079 jpg s Unknown A. S. Melikian-Chirvani, <i>Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World 8-18th Centuries</i>,... MES 1504-12-31 1495-01-01 ca. 1500 (made) Beggar's bowl, Iran, about 1500. Length: 25 cm maximum, Height: 11.9 cm maximum, Depth: 13.5 cm maximum Islamic Middle East, room 42 Historical significance: Possibly the earliest datable prayer on metal calling God's blessing on... 74136 DERVISH'S WALLET Tinned copper PERSIAN; 18th century (Richard Collection) DERVISH'S BEGGING... 2014-08-30T00:20:19.000Z 2014-08-30T00:20:19.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 Inscription band consists of prayer calling God's blessings on the Fourteen Protected Ones O God... copper Tinned copper 755-1889 7551889 O76927 Ascetic's bowl 1 Dervish's wallet or kashkul, boat-shaped, made of tinned copper and engraved with Arabic text and... Iran 2006AN9079 Bowls for collecting alms were used by dervishes, the name given to Muslim mystics who lived in... 3 VA ascetics-bowl-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z tinned 1504 1495 view
view 2006af6891 jpg s Qutb al-Din Muhammad ibn Abdallah A. S. Melikian-Chirvani, <u>Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, 8-18th Centuries</u>,... MES 1550-12-31 1500-01-01 early 16th century (made) Brass drinking jug, Iran, 1500-1550. Height: 15 cm, Diameter: 15.5 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 74140 MUG Brass, cast, with engraved champleve decoration. Signed by Qutb al-Din Muhammad b.... 2014-08-30T00:20:20.000Z 2014-08-30T00:20:20.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 Brass, cast and engraved with champlevé decoration 241-1896 2411896 O76930 Jug 1 Brass mug or jug, cast and engraved with champlevé decoration. Signed by Qutb al-Din Muhammad... Iran 2006AF6891 This jug is missing its handle. Its shape is typical of the 15th century but these earlier jugs... 3 VA jug-qutb-al-din 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1550 1500 view
view 2006af6081 jpg s Unknown A. S. Melikian-Chirvani, <u>Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, 8-18th Centuries</u>,... MES 1590-12-31 1580-01-01 1580-1590 (made) Brass lampstand with verses, Iran, 1580-1600. Height: 33 cm including cap, Diameter: 15.5 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 74142 CANDLESTICK Brass, cast and engraved with champlevè decoration. WESTERN IRAN; ca. 1580 [1526 & a... 2014-08-30T00:20:20.000Z 2014-08-30T00:20:20.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 Upper part: Verses by Katibi Turshizi (15th century Khurasanian poet) On that night when Thy... Brass, cast and engraved with champlevé decoration 1526-1903 15261903 O76932 Torch-stand 1 Brass, cast and engraved with champlevé decoration, inscribed with love verses in Persian... Iran 2006AF6081 Lamp stands with a fitted lamp at the top first appeared in Iran in the period 1500-1600. They... 3 VA torch-stand-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1590 1580 view
view 2006af6901 jpg s Unknown A. S. Melikian-Chirvani, <u>Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, 8-18th Centuries</u>,... MES 1602-12-31 1602-01-01 1602 (dated) Brass ewer, Iran (probably Isfahan), 1602. Height: 32 cm, Diameter: 19 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 74143 Ewer Brass, cast, engraved and inlaid with black composition. The Persian inscription invokes... 2014-08-30T00:20:21.000Z 2014-08-30T00:20:21.000Z 32.65139 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 51.679192 Brass, cast, engraved and inlaid with black composition 458-1876 4581876 O76933 Ewer 1 Brass, cast, engraved and inlaid with black composition. The Persian inscription invokes good... Isfahan 2006AF6901 This ewer is the earliest dated example of its kind. The rectangular opening on the handle is... 3 VA ewer-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1602 1602 view
view 2006ag5690 jpg s A.S. Melikian-Chirvani, <i>Le Bronze iranien</i>, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1973,... MES 1500-12-31 1475-01-01 1475-1500 (made) Drinking jug, Iraq or Iran, 1475-1500. Diameter: 13.5 cm, Height: 10.6 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 83948 Label in the Jameel Gallery: Drinking Jug with Inscriptions Iran 1475-1500 This jug, too, once... 2014-08-30T01:02:57.000Z 2014-08-30T01:02:57.000Z 33.24052 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 43.68985 To its owner happiness and peace, and a life that lasts as long as the turtle-dove coos, and... copper [] 433-1876 4331876 O108572 Mug 1 Pot-bellied drinking vessel of cast copper, engraved, tinned and inlaid with a black composition... Iraq 2006AG5690 Copper wares such as this drinking jug were being made when the Safavids came to power. The... 3 VA mug 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z cast, engraving, inlay, tinned 1500 1475 view
view 2006ab7991 jpg s Unknown A. S. Melikian-Chirvani, <u>Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, 8-18th Centuries</u>,... MES 1650-12-31 1630-01-01 1630-1650 (made) Bowl with verses and hunting scenes, Iran, 1630-50. Height: 12.8 cm, Diameter: 30.1 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 84134 BOWL. Tinned copper, engraved and formerly filled in with black composition. PERSIAN; 16th... 2014-08-30T01:03:50.000Z 2014-08-30T01:03:50.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 copper, tin Copper cast and turned footed bowl M.34-1912 m341912 O108832 Bowl 1 Copper cast and turned footed bowl, engraved and inlaid with black composition over tinned... Iran 2006AB7991 The inscription around this bowl is a prayer for the Fourteen Immaculates. They are the Prophet... 3 VA bowl-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z casting, engraving, inlay, turned, tinned 1650 1630 view
view 2006ab9514 jpg s Unknown A. S. Melikian-Chirvani, <u>Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, 8-18th Centuries</u>,... MES 1604-12-31 1595-01-01 ca. 1600 (made) Brass hawking drum, Iran, about 1600. Height: 14 cm, Diameter: 21.5 cm maximum Exposition Universelle (Paris 01/01/1867-31/12/1867) Islamic Middle East, room 42 84723 KETTLE-DRUM Used by mounted falconers to recall their birds. Brass, engraved with verses on... 2014-08-30T01:06:35.000Z 2014-08-30T01:06:35.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 If the beat of thy hawking drum O King (?) reaches its ears / The phoenix will shy from Mount... brass Cast brass drum with engraved champlevé and black composition filling 1060-1869 10601869 O109620 Hawking drum 1 Cast brass with engraved champlevé decoration, irregularly crossed hatched ground with black... Iran 2006AB9514 The poem on this drum makes it clear that it was used in falconry, an activity restricted to men... 3 VA hawking-drum-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z niello, engraving, champlevé 1604 1595 view
view 2006aw4228 jpg s Unknown A. S. Melikian-Chirvani, <u>Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, 8-18th Centuries</u>,... MES 1590-12-31 1575-01-01 ca. 1580-1590 (made) Brass bath pail, Iran, 1580-1590. Height: 32 cm maximum, Diameter: 24.5 cm Islamic Middle East, room 42 84734 BUCKET Engraved brass. PERSIAN; 17th century [Used until 10/2002] Brass Bath... 2014-08-30T01:06:38.000Z 2014-08-30T01:06:38.000Z 32.42065 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 9E 53.682362 I remember an ancient master saying in the bathhouse / One day, some young man asked an older man... brass Engraved, cast and turned brass bucket 222-1892 2221892 O109629 Vessel 1 Cast and turned vessel, the body, rim and handle cast seperately. Engraved and inlaid with black... Iran 2006AW4228 The decoration on this bath bucket relies for its effect on the contrast between the plain ground... 3 VA vessel-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z casting, turning, engraving 1590 1575 view