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Iran, Safavid period

Youth holding a candle and an incense burner, ca. 1640

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

7 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. (18.7 x 11.4 cm)

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund


Shiva Ahmadi

Iranian, born 1975

Untitled 12, from the series Throne, 2012

Watercolor, ink, and acrylic on Aquabord

17 x 11 1/2 in.

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


Courtesy of the artist and Leila Heller Gallery


Eastern Iranian world, Khorasan region

Ewer, 12th or early 13th century

Bronze with silver inlay

10 13/16 x 6 11/16 in. (27.5 x 17 cm)

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund


Iran or Syria

Goblet with geometric designs, 10th century


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

Gift of the Wunsch Foundation, Inc.


Kamrooz Aram

Iranian, active United States, born 1978

From the series: Mystical Visions and Cosmic Vibrations, 2007


13 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm)

Acquired through the generosity of the Donors to the Contemporary Art Fund


Iran, Ilkhanid period, Kashan

Commemorative tile in the form of a mihrab, 1320 (AH 720)

Fritware with alkaline glaze

26 3/8 x 12 3/16 in. (67 x 31 cm)

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund

2002.183 a,b

Northwestern Iran, Iron Age II–III

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


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


Iran, Ilkhanid period

Bowl with scrolling floral designs, late 13th or early 14th century

Earthenware with underglaze blue and black painted decoration

3 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (9.2 x 20.7 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Franco


Atelier of Ibrahim Sultan ibn Shah Rukh

Iranian, Timurid period, Shiraz

Battle between the Conquering Mongols and the Muslim Population of Iran, 1438

Page from the Tarikh-i jahan gusha (History of the World Conquerer)

Opaque watercolors and gold on paper

10 7/16 x 7 1/16 in. (26.5 x 18 cm)

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund