Recent Acquisition
Untitled

Hassan Massoudy

Born Iraq, 1944; lives and works in Paris

Untitled, 2012

Ink and pigment on paper

29 1/2 × 21 3/4 in. (74.9 × 55.2 cm)

Acquired through the Jarett F. and Younghee Kim-Wait Fund for Middle Eastern Arts

2014.006

 

Cheekpiece from a horse bit

Northwestern Iran, Iron Age II–III

Cheekpiece from a horse bit with design of pair of griffins in combat with ibex, 1000–650 BC

Bronze

4 13/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/16 in. (12.2 x 14 x 3 cm)

Gift of the Estate of Herb Gussman

2005.047.001

Goblet with geometric designs

Iran or Syria

Goblet with geometric designs, 10th century

Glass

5 x 3 1/2 in. (12.7 x 8.9 cm)

Gift of the Wunsch Foundation, Inc.

98.120

Two continuous folios from a Qur'an

Possibly Yemen, Rasulid period (1229–1454)

Two continuous folios from a Qur’an, 1300–1350

Ink, colors, and gold on paper

15 3/8 x 24 13/16 in. (39 x 63 cm)

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund

2001.040.001

Tile with Koranic inscription

Persia (now Iran and Afghanistan) 

Tile with Koranic inscription, ca. 1308

Earthenware with lustre decoration and blue glaze

14 11/16 x 14 5/16 in. (37.3 x 36.4 cm)

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund

2011.086