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Department: Indian and Southeast Asian Art (2760)
Department: Indian and Southeast Asian Art (2760)
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1930.331CCCC0
Standing Buddha
India, Kashmir
1966.30CCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
1970.62CCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34CCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146CCCC0
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419CCCC0
Shri
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.1CCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2CCCC0
Bhu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.3CCCC0
Piggy Bank
Java, Majapahit Dynasty
1980.16CCCC0
Green Tara
Central Tibet
1970.156CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1972.43CCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155CCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15CCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63CCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1961.44CCCC0
Portrait of Phagmo Drupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170)
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160CCCC0
Siddhartha at the Bodhi Tree
Pakistan, Gandhara
1997.151CCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117CCCC0
The monkey slain, his blood to be used as medicine for the ailing prince...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.33.bCCCC0
The hunter throws away the baby parrots, who pretend to be dead, and...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aCCCC0
The hunter offers the mother parrot to the king of Kamarupa, from a Tuti...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bCCCC0
The prince’s ordeal continues, he is ordered away to be executed for the...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.66.aCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aCCCC0
The donkey, in a tiger’s skin, reveals his identity by braying aloud,...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.207.aCCCC0
Bodhisattva
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan period
1965.476CCCC0
Scenes from the Life of Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1958.474CCCC0
Reliquary Box
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Swat, late Kushan period
1976.71CCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44CCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing: Male Worshipper (recto)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44.aCCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing: Female Figure (verso)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44.bCCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287CCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir
1972.35CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Miniature Stone Reliquary or Toilette Casket
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Sirkap, early Kushan Period
1977.64CCCC0
No image available
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Sirkap, early Kushan Period
1977.64.aCCCC0
No image available
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Sirkap, early Kushan Period
1977.64.bCCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46CCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval period, Pala dynasty
1973.73CCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School
1972.285CCCC0
Seal with Two-Horned Bull and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.160CCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45CCCC0
Serpent Deity (Nag Devta I)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949-2015)
2016.544©
Bidri Basin
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.205CCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1961.94CCCC0
Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, early 12th century
1941.25CCCC0
Bidri Hookah Bowl with Roses
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.207CCCC0
Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82CCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206CCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206.aCCCC0
Lid for a Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206.bCCCC0
Door Guardian, Mahakala
Indonesia, Central Java, Chandi Suko, 9th century
1980.203CCCC0
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173CCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.161CCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71CCCC0
Hunting with Falcons in a Landscape (recto)
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292.aCCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.1CCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.2CCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1964.104CCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2CCCC0
Jar with Four Ibex
Pakistan, probably Quetta, Indus Valley Civilization
2001.1CCCC0
Naga-Enthroned Buddha
Cambodia, Angkor, Angkor Wat Period, 12th century
1963.263CCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
1973.187CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
1968.40CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan period
1930.328CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan period
1930.328.1CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan period
1930.328.2CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan period
1930.328.3CCCC0
Head of a Follower of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 10th century
2012.294CCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31CCCC0
Adoring Attendant from a Buddhist Shrine
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1943.395CCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220CCCC0
Goddess Uma
Nepal, 11th Century
1982.49CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, page from a Chingiz-nama ...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502.aCCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1971.117CCCC0
Worshippers Giving Offerings to the Bodhi Tree
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1970.43CCCC0
Fertility Goddess
Pakistan, Gandhara, reportedly Charsada, early Kushan Period
1977.58CCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
1968.104CCCC0
Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan
Southern Cambodia, Takeo Province, Phnom Da
1973.106CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1975.9CCCC0
Kneeling Male Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Baphuon Period, 11th Century
1978.8CCCC0
Enthroned planetary deity
Central Vietnam (Champa), Quang Nam province, Dong Duong monastery
1935.147CCCC0
Ritual Axe
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.1CCCC0
Ritual Flaying Knife
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.3CCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
Eastern India, Bihar
1982.132CCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328CCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12CCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, Medieval period, Candella dynasty, 11th century
1982.64CCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83CCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77CCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472CCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65CCCC0
Seated Buddha
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.39CCCC0
Frieze with Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor, the Bayon, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.433CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri)
Nepal, 15th century
1964.370CCCC0
Shiva as Slayer of the Elephant Demon
South India, Tamil Nadu, early Chola Period, 11th century
1962.164CCCC0
Bracket with Two Musicians
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Butkara in Swat, Kushan Period
1980.15CCCC0
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91CCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26CCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajraraksha
Western Tibet, c. 10th Century
1989.363CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347CCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.347.aCCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369CCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, early 11th Century
1961.93CCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369CCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir
1965.557CCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52CCCC0
Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1943.72CCCC0
Pendant with Shri
Pakistan, Gandhara, Sirkap, Kushan Period
1953.14CCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36CCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala period
1970.10CCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250CCCC0
Head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1985.31CCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352CCCC0
Hevajra
Northeastern Thailand, former kingdom of Angkor
2011.143CCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661CCCC0
Buddha
Thailand, probably Shri Thep, Mon-Dvaravati style
1973.15CCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto)
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342.aCCCC0
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301CCCC0
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika...
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301.1CCCC0
Vajravarahi
Tibet
1982.50CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349CCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349.aCCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.aCCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45CCCC0
Shamvara and A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92CCCC0
Shamvara
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.1CCCC0
A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.2CCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148CCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88CCCC0
Lovers and beloveds: A composite of scenes from Persian, Urdu, and...
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
2013.345CCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496CCCC0
Agni, God of Fire
India, Uttar Pradesh
1955.51CCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71CCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327CCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312CCCC0
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295CCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
Hevajra and Consort
Tibet, 17th century
1969.120CCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47CCCC0
Altarpiece with Buddha Enthroned
Cambodia, found in Vietnam, near Ho Chi Minh City, Reign of Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat Period, 1st half 12th Century
1942.149CCCC0
Personification of the Discus
Northeastern India, Bihar, Aphsad, early Pala period, 7th Century
1945.367CCCC0
A Night Scene of Shiva Puja (recto)
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.350.aCCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301CCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344CCCC0
Palanquin Hook
Cambodia, Bayon style, 12th-13th century
1982.12CCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304CCCC0
Lintel with Garuda
Cambodia, Preah Ko, possibly from Kok Po, Prasat D, late 9th-early 10th Century
1967.37CCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349CCCC0
Varahi
Nepal, 14th century
1978.70CCCC0
Plaque with a Male Head
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1989.346CCCC0
Necklace Bead and Pair of Pendants in the Shape of an Auspicious Symbol
India, Uttar Pradesh or Madhya Pradesh, Shunga Period
1973.66CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri),
Nepal, 15th century
1956.8CCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir
1971.14CCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, Pratihara Dynasty, 10th Century
1962.165CCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47CCCC0
Maitreya
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1969.61CCCC0
Ganesha
Cambodia
1987.147CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1930.331BronzeOverall: 113 x 102 x 30 cm (44 1/2 x 40 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Base: 35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara)
Western Himalayas
1975.101Gilt bronze with silver and copper inlayOverall: 39.4 x 14 x 7.6 cm (15 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 3 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
India, Kashmir
1966.30Brass with silver and copper inlayOverall: 98.1 cm (38 5/8 in.); Base: 28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
1970.62BronzeOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 x 17.8 cm (20 x 10 x 7 in.); Base: 23 x 18.3 cm (9 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34SandstoneOverall: 33.4 x 95.3 x 11.3 cm (13 1/8 x 37 1/2 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146Chloritic schistOverall: 94 cm (37 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Corner Railing Pillar with Drinking Scenes, Yakshis, and Musicians
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1977.34Red sandstoneOverall: 80 cm (31 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419SandstoneOverall: 160.7 x 67 cm (63 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shri
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.1GraniteOverall: 138.4 x 41.9 cm (54 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2GraniteOverall: 129.5 x 38.1 cm (51 x 15 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bhu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.3GraniteOverall: 175.9 x 61.6 cm (69 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Piggy Bank
Java, Majapahit Dynasty
1980.16TerracottaOverall: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Green Tara
Central Tibet
1970.156Thangka; gum tempera, ink, and gold on sized cottonOverall: 52.4 x 43.2 cm (20 5/8 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund by exchangeCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1972.43SchistOverall: 119.7 cm (47 1/8 in.); Head: 1.5 x 3.2 cm (9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor Everett in memory of Flora Morris EverettCCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155GraniteOverall: 162.6 x 48 cm (64 x 18 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund, this work was accepted in honor of Stanislaw Czuma in recognition of his long service to the CMACCCC0
Pair of Deity Earrings with Vishnu on Garuda (front) and chepu (monster...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.338Gold set with precious and semi-precious stonesOverall: 9.5 x 6.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15SandstoneOverall: 73.9 x 57.2 cm (29 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63Red mottled sandstoneOverall: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hookah Base
India, Mughal Dynasty
1961.44Gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Section of Monolithic Railing with Bather and Lotus Medallions
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.71Red sandstoneOverall: 53.3 x 45.8 cm (21 x 18 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portrait of Phagmo Drupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170)
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160Gilt bronze with gold, silver, copper, turquoise, lapis, and coral inlayOverall: 13.5 x 12 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.); Base: 8 x 19 x 14 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Siddhartha at the Bodhi Tree
Pakistan, Gandhara
1997.151SchistOverall: 73.7 x 57.2 cm (29 x 22 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117BronzeOverall: 39.6 cm (15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Khujasta kills the pet mynah who advises her not to be unfaithful to...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.8.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 19.9 x 14.2 cm (7 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting only: 12.9 x 10.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant hears of his wife’s unfaithfulness (above); the unfaithful...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.10.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.3 x 10.3 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The parrot mother cautions her young on the danger of playing with foxes...
Dasavanta (Indian, d. 1584)
1962.279.32.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10.5 cm (3 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wounded monkey bites the hand of the prince, his chessmate, in the...
Dasavanta (Indian, d. 1584)
1962.279.32.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.); Painting only: 10.2 x 10.6 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monkey slain, his blood to be used as medicine for the ailing prince...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.33.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.3 x 10.6 cm (4 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The hunter throws away the baby parrots, who pretend to be dead, and...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.35.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.); Painting only: 10.6 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The hunter offers the mother parrot to the king of Kamarupa, from a Tuti...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.36.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 20 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 10.2 x 10.7 cm (4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Seventh Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.43.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The vizier dissuades the king of Bahilistan from executing the dervish...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.44.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14 x 9.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The dervish brings in as dowry an elephant laden with gold, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.45.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 4.2 x 9.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The dervish brings the King of Kings before the king of Bahilistan, from...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.46.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.3 x 9.9 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king of Bahilistan offers his daughter to the King of Kings, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.46.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.6 x 10 cm (4 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The daughter of the king of the jinns bows before the King of Kings who...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.49.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.7 x 9.9 cm (6 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The rejuvenated old man and the daughter of the king of the jinns take...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.50.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighth Night, from...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.51.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.4 x 9.8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king’s handmaiden takes the prince away to the harem, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.55.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.2 x 10 cm (3 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince’s ordeal continues, he is ordered away to be executed for the...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.66.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 16.4 x 11.1 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife ejects the procuress after blackening her face, from...
Shravana (Indian)
1962.279.67.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.5 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The farmer, father of the son with the deceitful wife, steals away with...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.68.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.4 x 10.1 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The deceitful wife persuades her husband to sleep in the same place...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.68.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.5 x 10.1 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The handmaiden again pleads for the death of the prince, from a Tuti...
Lalu
1962.279.71.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.1 x 10.3 cm (4 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young prince is crowned and the wicked handmaiden is executed, from...
Suraju (Indian)
1962.279.73.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.1 x 14.3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.); Painting only: 13 x 10.1 cm (5 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eleventh Night,...
Banavari 2 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.87.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 7.7 x 10.1 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 20.1 x 13.6 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman’s predicament is conveyed by the wind to the fish who...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.89.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.3 x 10.2 cm (3 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The creatures of the sea are asked by the king of the Ocean to take a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.89.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.3 x 10.1 cm (2 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The king of the Ocean, having assumed human form, arrives at the court...
Ghulam 'Ali (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
1962.279.92.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20 x 14.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Painting only: 11.5 x 10.3 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman, unable to select from the four gifts of the king of the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.93.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.4 x 10.1 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The street cleaner, on his way to meet King Bhojaraja, sleeps under a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.97.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.5 x 10.4 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
King Bhojaraja tries in vain to ascertain the whereabouts of the pearl...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.97.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.5 x 10.1 cm (2 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter encounters a wolf and bandits on her way to meet...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.99.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.2 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The merchant’s daughter meets the gardener, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a...
India, Mughal court, 16th century
1962.279.100.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.8 x 10.1 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The origin of music from a fabulous bird of India which had seven holes...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.110.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.2 x 14 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Parrot Addresses Khujasta at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Night,...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.130.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.131.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Nikfal, the fortune of the prince in the form of a woman, offers to...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.132.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, having deprived the snake of its natural food, a frog, feeds...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.132.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince and Nikfal are joined by Khalis and the Mukhlis who are the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.134.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The prince, with the help of Mukhlis who changes into a frog, recovers...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.135.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Khalis repays the prince for his kindness by changing into a snake and...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.136.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The suitors take the devotee’s daughter out of her tomb after breaking...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.146.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman comes upon a lion who has a deer and a gazelle as his...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.150.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.8 x 9.8 cm (4 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The wolf and the jackal, serving as viziers, instigate the lion who...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.152.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.8 x 10.4 cm (4 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The snake enters into an argument with the frog, from a Tuti-nama (Tales...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.183.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.5 x 10.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The lion returns to his territory and sees the monkey conversing with...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.194.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 13.9 x 10.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.); Overall: 20 x 14.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The monkey advises the suspicious lion to cast off fear and take...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.196.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPainting only: 9.9 x 10 cm (3 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
A woman with two children, having abandoned her home, goes into the...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.200.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 15.6 x 10.2 cm (6 1/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The woman conversing with her children, as the leopard returns, egged on...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.202.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The donkey, in a tiger’s skin, reveals his identity by braying aloud,...
attributed to Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1962.279.207.aGum temper, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 13.8 x 10 cm (5 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Preparation for the marriage of Mahmuda to the Young Vizier, from a Tuti...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.219.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 16.3 x 10.2 cm (6 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Brahman gives an account of his falling in love with the king of...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.231.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.7 x 10.2 cm (3 13/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magician, disguised as a Brahman, visits the king of Babylon, from a...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.232.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.5 x 10.1 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The son of the king of Babylon sees the Brahman transformed into a woman...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.234.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 14.5 x 10.2 cm (5 11/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The magician disguised as a Brahman returns to claim his “daughter-in...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.236.aGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The court of the Raja of Ujjain, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot):...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.291.bGum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 15.9 x 10.1 cm (6 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The Raja of Ujjain, who is traveling in the guise of a yogi, meets two...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.293.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 12.4 x 10.2 cm (4 7/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The young man of Baghdad reveals his true identity to the Hashimi, from...
Mughal India, court of Akbar
1962.279.308.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10.7 x 10.2 cm (4 3/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Bodhisattva
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan period
1965.476SchistOverall: 132.4 cm (52 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portraits of Two Lineage Masters of the Kagyu Order: Phagmo Drupa (1110...
Central Tibet
1987.146Gum tempera on sized cottonOverall: 51.4 x 39.4 cm (20 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Scenes from the Life of Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1958.474SchistOverall: 68 x 41.3 cm (26 3/4 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Reliquary Box
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Swat, late Kushan period
1976.71BronzeDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44Plum-colored sandstoneOverall: 55.9 x 66 cm (22 x 26 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Iconographic Sketchbook
Tibet
1985.191Ink and watercolor on cottonOverall: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Delia E. Holden FundCCCC0
Goddess Vajravarahi
Nepal
1964.103Unbaked clay and pigmentOverall: 63.5 cm (25 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Nur Jahan Holding a Portrait of Emperor Jahangir
Bishandas (Indian)
2013.325Gum tempera and gold on paperPainting only: 13.6 x 6.4 cm (5 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.); Page: 30 x 22.1 cm (11 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366SandstoneOverall: 30.5 x 122 cm (12 x 48 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1969.287GlassOverall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir
1972.35IvoryOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 5.4 x 3.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Miniature Stone Reliquary or Toilette Casket
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Sirkap, early Kushan Period
1977.64Gray schistDiameter: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.); Overall: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Bequest of Elizabeth B. BlossomCCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, Bihar
1961.46SchistOverall: 81.3 x 47 cm (32 x 18 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval period, Pala dynasty
1973.73Chloritic schistOverall: 83.8 cm (33 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School
1972.285Gum tempera on paperOverall: 38.5 x 28.6 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Seal with Two-Horned Bull and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.160SteatiteOverall: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45SchistOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Serpent Deity (Nag Devta I)
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949-2015)
2016.544Undyed and dyed hemp rope and fibers; cotton; steelOverall: 114.3 x 83.8 x 129.5 cm (45 x 33 x 51 in.)Gift of Phyllis Granoff©
Bidri Basin
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.205Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlayDiameter: 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in.); height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1961.94BronzeBase: 21.6 x 79.5 x 24.9 cm (8 1/2 x 31 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Part 1: 81.9 x 48.7 cm (32 1/4 x 19 3/16 in.); Part 2: 65.1 x 16.5 cm (25 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, early 12th century
1941.25Gray sandstoneOverall: 76.8 cm (30 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bidri Hookah Bowl with Roses
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.207Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlayDiameter: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Nagarjuna (c. AD 150–250) with a Buddhist Master
Nepal
1985.186Gum tempera on sized cottonOverall: 57.8 x 45.1 cm (22 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Forehead Pendant with Sun God Surya in a Chariot with Attendants
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.337Gold set with jewels and semi-precious stonesOverall: 8 x 4.6 cm (3 1/8 x 1 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pendant with Four-armed Green Vishnu on a lotus with Nagas
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.340Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesOverall: 7.2 x 5.8 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Seated Parshva with Attendants Being Lustrated by a Pair of Elephants,...
Western India, Gujarat
1971.130.1Gum tempera and ink on palm leafOverall: 5.7 x 46 cm (2 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Women Celebrating Diwali
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
1971.82Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 20.5 x 24.7 cm (8 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
A royal ram with a gold chain
India, Mughal
2013.298Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Shamsa (sunburst) with portrait of Aurangzeb (1618-1707), from the...
probably by Bichitr (Indian, active c. 1615–50)
2013.331Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 40 x 27.7 cm (15 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Bidri Pandan with Chevrons
Southwestern India, Deccan, Karnataka, Bidar​
2020.206Zinc alloy with silver overlayDiameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Door Guardian, Mahakala
Indonesia, Central Java, Chandi Suko, 9th century
1980.203Volcanic stoneOverall: 61.3 x 32.4 cm (24 1/8 x 12 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173SandstoneOverall: 139 x 72 cm (54 3/4 x 28 3/8 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.161SteatiteOverall: 3.5 x 3.6 cm (1 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alamshah cleaving asunder the chain of the wheel, from volume 11 of a...
India, Mughal, 16th century, made for Akbar
1976.74Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on cotton and paperPage: 83.7 x 67 cm (32 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71Silver with alloy of tin and lead with traces of gildingDiameter: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hunting with falcons in a landscape; Verso: Calligraphy of Chaghatai...
attributed to Abd al-Samad (Persian, c. 1510–1600)
2013.292Opaque watercolor on paper (recto); ink on paper (verso)Page: 35.7 x 24.3 cm (14 1/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Painting: 21.5 x 13 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Pair of Earrings with Four-Armed Vishnu Riding Garuda with Nagas ...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.346Repousse gold with pearlsGift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pair of Earrings with Vishnu Riding Garuda
1915.342Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesGift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
A woman mistakes a cow for the Angel of Death, from a Lights of Canopus ...
Mughal India, court of Jahangir
2019.81Gum tempera on paperPainting: 19.7 x 10.2 cm (7 3/4 x 4 in.); Framed: 38.1 x 26.7 cm (15 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Michael Silver and Deborah Lader in memory of Rabbi Daniel Jeremy SilverCCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1964.104Possibly kaoliniteOverall: 2.5 x 2.5 cm (1 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2Bronze, lost wax techniqueDiameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Jar with Four Ibex
Pakistan, probably Quetta, Indus Valley Civilization
2001.1Ceramic with black slipOverall: 12.2 x 23 cm (4 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Naga-Enthroned Buddha
Cambodia, Angkor, Angkor Wat Period, 12th century
1963.263BronzeOverall: 58.4 x 28 cm (23 x 11 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
1973.187BronzeOverall: 57 x 31 x 23 cm (22 7/16 x 12 3/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Base: 18.8 x 32 x 22.5 cm (7 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
1968.40BronzeOverall: 46.5 x 15.4 x 13.4 cm (18 5/16 x 6 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.); without base: 35 x 13.8 x 10.5 cm (13 3/4 x 5 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tantric Buddha Vairochana
Central Tibet
1989.104Gum tempera, ink, and gold on clothOverall: 111 x 73 cm (43 11/16 x 28 3/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan period
1930.328SchistOverall: 49.6 x 150.5 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/4 in.); First Section: 17.1 x 44.5 cm (6 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.); Second Section: 16.5 x 53 cm (6 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.); Third Section: 16 x 53 cm (6 5/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Head of a Follower of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 10th century
2012.294SandstoneOverall: 25 x 18 x 16 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Block: 13 x 14 x 12 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman Zaworski in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Anthropomorph
India, Bronze Age
2004.31CopperOverall: 23.5 x 36.5 x 0.5 cm (9 1/4 x 14 3/8 x 3/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Adoring Attendant from a Buddhist Shrine
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1943.395StuccoOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220Red sandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 cm (20 x 10 in.)Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth in memory of Christian HumannCCCC0
Goddess Uma
Nepal, 11th Century
1982.49Gilt bronze and semiprecious stonesOverall: 35.6 x 27.9 x 25.4 cm (14 x 11 x 10 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
1986.6Painted woodOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600) and 1 other
1947.502Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 34 x 20 cm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.5 x 25 cm (15 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1971.117BronzeOverall: 76.5 x 45 cm (30 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Base: 26 x 25 cm (10 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Worshippers Giving Offerings to the Bodhi Tree
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1970.43LimestoneOverall: 80 x 57.1 cm (31 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fertility Goddess
Pakistan, Gandhara, reportedly Charsada, early Kushan Period
1977.58TerracottaHeight: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
1968.104Mottled red sandstoneOverall: 127.6 x 49 x 25.4 cm (50 1/4 x 19 5/16 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan
Southern Cambodia, Takeo Province, Phnom Da
1973.106SandstoneOverall: 203.1 x 68 x 55.5 cm (79 15/16 x 26 3/4 x 21 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 23.4 x 14.6 cm (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1975.9Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 20.5 x 15.3 cm (8 1/16 x 6 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kneeling Male Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Baphuon Period, 11th Century
1978.8BronzeOverall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Enthroned planetary deity
Central Vietnam (Champa), Quang Nam province, Dong Duong monastery
1935.147SandstoneOverall: 86.5 x 37.5 cm (34 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Ritual Axe
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.1Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Flaying Knife
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.3Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mughal ruler Humayun defeating the Afghans before reconquering India,...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.77Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 31.2 x 18.6 cm (12 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Overall: 36.5 x 23.1 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Circumcision ceremony for Akbar’s sons, painting 126 from an Akbar-nama ...
attributed to Dharam Das (Indian, active c. 1580–1605)
1971.76Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 22.9 x 12.1 cm (9 x 4 3/4 in.); Sheet with border: 34.7 x 22.5 cm (13 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 20 x 11.8 cm (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504SandstoneOverall: 30.6 x 16.6 cm (12 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A floral fantasy of animals and birds (Waq-waq)
India, Mughal
2013.319Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.6 x 26.6 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278SandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18Ivory with gold and polychromeOverall: 13 x 8.9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva  Manjushri: Lord of Wisdom
East India, Bengal
1960.285Bronze with gilding and inlay of semiprecious stonesOverall: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Part 1: 6.5 x 15.5 x 11.9 cm (2 9/16 x 6 1/8 x 4 11/16 in.); Part 2: 41.9 x 15.2 cm (16 1/2 x 6 in.); Part 3: 16.5 x 8.5 cm (6 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
Eastern India, Bihar
1982.132Bronze with inlay of semiprecious stonesOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 9.5 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Shah Jahan holding a spinel and a long Deccan sword, from the Late Shah...
attributed to Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
2013.328Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 18.3 x 12.1 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Overall: 37.3 x 25.4 cm (14 11/16 x 10 in.)Gift of Herbert F. LeisyCCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88Bronze with silver inlayOverall: 61.5 x 49.5 x 36.8 cm (24 3/16 x 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12SchistOverall: 79.4 x 23.2 cm (31 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, Medieval period, Candella dynasty, 11th century
1982.64SandstoneOverall: 74 cm (29 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Girls Spraying Each Other at Holi
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Rajput Kingdom of Bikaner
1971.83Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperOverall: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77Ink and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 22 x 16.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 18.7 x 25 cm (7 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of her father, Charles SvecCCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472Red sandstoneOverall: 55.8 cm (21 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Drawing of an Elephant
India, Mughal School, early 18th Century
1969.65Ink on paperImage: 12.8 x 18.1 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/8 in.); Overall: 20 x 25.3 cm (7 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.39StuccoOverall: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Frieze with Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor, the Bayon, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.433SandstoneOverall: 25.4 x 87.6 cm (10 x 34 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri)
Nepal, 15th century
1964.370Gilt bronzeOverall: 78.1 x 67.6 cm (30 3/4 x 26 5/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Shiva as Slayer of the Elephant Demon
South India, Tamil Nadu, early Chola Period, 11th century
1962.164GraniteOverall: 72.4 x 48.3 x 20.3 cm (28 1/2 x 19 x 8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bracket with Two Musicians
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Butkara in Swat, Kushan Period
1980.15SchistOverall: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
A Mounted Prince Hunting Lion in a Rocky Landscape
Khem Karan (Indian)
2013.310Opaque watercolor on paperPage: 33 x 22.2 cm (13 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Lovers Embracing
India, Popular Mughal School, probably done at Bikaner, Mughal Dynasty
1971.91Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 14.9 x 10.1 cm (5 7/8 x 4 in.); Overall: 24 x 16.8 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26BronzeOverall: 58.4 cm (23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajraraksha
Western Tibet, c. 10th Century
1989.363SilverOverall: 10.8 x 7 cm (4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Posthumous portrait of the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah (reigned 1719...
Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s) and 1 other
2013.347Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (recto); ink and opaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)Painting only: 14.4 x 10.3 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Page: 28 x 23.8 cm (11 x 9 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369Chloritic schistOverall: 113.3 x 49.2 x 29 cm (44 5/8 x 19 3/8 x 11 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sakhi Persuades Radha to Meet Krishna, from a Gita Govinda (Song of the...
attributed to Purkhu (Indian, 1750-1860)
1989.334Gum tempera and gold on paperOverall: 24.1 x 32.1 cm (9 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.); with borders: 25.4 x 30.3 cm (10 x 11 15/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Battle between Manuchihr and Tur, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of...
India, Mughal, 17th century
1945.171Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 12.4 x 11 cm (4 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Overall: 34.6 x 22.9 cm (13 5/8 x 9 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, early 11th Century
1961.93SandstoneOverall: 61.3 cm (24 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369SchistOverall: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir
1965.557BrassOverall: 50.4 cm (19 13/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
The First Adventure of the White Horse, Page from the Khan Khanan's Razm...
India, Subimperial Mughal school, 17th century
1964.52Ink and color on paperOverall: 38 x 22.4 cm (14 15/16 x 8 13/16 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1943.72LimestoneOverall: 59 cm (23 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pendant with Shri
Pakistan, Gandhara, Sirkap, Kushan Period
1953.14Gold repoussé and carnelianDiameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.4 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 22.7 x 12.2 cm (8 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 11.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.3 cm (10 5/16 x 6 in.); Image: 22.3 x 13.3 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperImage: 20.3 x 14.3 cm (8 x 5 5/8 in.); Sheet with border: 37.5 x 25.2 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya period
1977.36SteatiteDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala period
1970.10Bronze with silver and copper inlayOverall: 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Female Figure, Probably a Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Shunga Period
1973.24TerracottaOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Eleanor and Morris EverettCCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250Red sandstoneOverall: 70.5 x 17.5 cm (27 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1985.31Stucco with traces of paintOverall: 45.7 x 35.5 cm (18 x 14 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Radha and Krishna meet in the forest during a storm
India, Bengal, Mughal, 18th century
2013.352Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, yellow borders with gold flower headsPage: 26.1 x 37.4 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A mendicant bowing before a holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
2013.296Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 32.7 x 21.1 cm (12 7/8 x 8 5/16 in.); Painting: 13.6 x 7.5 cm (5 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Hevajra
Northeastern Thailand, former kingdom of Angkor
2011.143BronzeOverall: 46 x 23.9 cm (18 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661SandstoneOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portable icon of Shakyamuni Buddha in the Earth-touching gesture
Cambodia, reign of Jayavarman 7th
1964.93BronzeOverall: 42 x 18.5 x 3 cm (16 9/16 x 7 5/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Buddha
Thailand, probably Shri Thep, Mon-Dvaravati style
1973.15SandstoneOverall: 132.7 cm (52 1/4 in.); without tang: 114.2 cm (44 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Akbar supervising the capture of wild elephants at Malwa in 1564,...
attributed to Farukh Chela (Indian) and 2 others
2013.309Ink with use of colors and gold on paper, mounted on an album page with borders of gold-decorated buff and blue paper (recto); calligraphy by Faqir Ali (verso)Page: 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
The game of wolf-running in Tabriz, from an Akbar-nama (Book of Akbar)
Banavari 1 (Indian, active 1550s-1590s)
2003.38Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 35.2 x 23.8 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
A prince celebrating Holi with palace women on a terrace at night (recto...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, four lines of Persian poetry (verso)Page: 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Layla and Majnun in the wilderness with animals, from a Khamsa (Quintet)...
attributed to Sanwalah (Indian, active c. 1580–1600)
2013.301Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperPage: 24.9 x 16.8 cm (9 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.); Painting: 18.6 x 16.2 cm (7 5/16 x 6 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita
India, Bihar, Vikramashila Monastery
1938.301Gum tempera and ink on wood and palm leavesOverall: 6.5 x 57 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 22 7/16 x 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vajravarahi
Tibet
1982.50Gilt bronze with turquoise inlayOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Court lady singing and playing the vina
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 31.1 x 26.2 cm (12 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Court Lady Pouring Wine (recto); Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)
Mughal India, probably Lucknow
2013.348Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperPage: 30.6 x 25 cm (12 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45Mottled red sandstoneOverall: 48.2 x 40 x 35.6 cm (19 x 15 3/4 x 14 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Shamvara and A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92BronzeOverall: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148BronzeOverall: 33.5 x 9.1 cm (13 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Grotesque Dancers Performing
Mughal India
1971.88Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paperImage: 16 x 9 cm (6 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Lovers and beloveds: A composite of scenes from Persian, Urdu, and...
Chitarman II (Indian, c. 1680–с. 1750)
2013.345Opaque watercolor with gold on paperPainting: 41.2 x 29.6 cm (16 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346Painted and gilded wood with ivory veneers and inlay; copper alloy frets; iron alloy strings (with one modern copper replacement)Overall: 95.2 x 15.3 cm (37 1/2 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Jahangir
Mughal India
1944.496Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 4.8 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Agni, God of Fire
India, Uttar Pradesh
1955.51SandstoneOverall: 73 x 40.6 cm (28 3/4 x 16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Male Fertility Divinity, Possibly Shiva
Northern India, possibly Mathura, Kushan period
1986.71TerracottaOverall: 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Portrait of Murad Bakhsh (1624–1661)
attributed to Balchand (Indian, active 1595-c. 1650)
2013.327Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 28.4 x 25.7 cm (11 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
The Holy Family
Northern India, Mughal court, early 17th century
2013.312Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Babur meeting with Sultan Ali Mirza at the Kohik River, from a Babur...
India, Mughal school, 16th century
1971.85Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 28 x 16.5 cm (11 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 41 x 27.1 cm (16 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Portrait of a kneeling holy man, from the Prince Salim Album
attributed to Mir Sayyid Ali (Persian, active in India, 1555–1580)
2013.295Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, laid down on an album page with cream borders decorated with gold flowers and geometric motifsGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Princes hunting in a rocky landscape
India, Mughal, 16th century
1940.1197Ink, slight color, and gold on paperImage: 26.4 x 15.8 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.); Overall: 40.5 x 26 cm (15 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119SandstoneOverall: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167IvoryOverall: 4.8 x 2.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hevajra and Consort
Tibet, 17th century
1969.120Gilt bronze inlaid with semi-precious stonesOverall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47BronzeOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Folio 94, from a Gandavyuha-sutra (Scripture of the Supreme Array)
Nepal
1955.49.2Gum tempera and ink on palm leafAverage: 4.2 x 52.4 cm (1 5/8 x 20 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Altarpiece with Buddha Enthroned
Cambodia, found in Vietnam, near Ho Chi Minh City, Reign of Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat Period, 1st half 12th Century
1942.149BronzeOverall: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Personification of the Discus
Northeastern India, Bihar, Aphsad, early Pala period, 7th Century
1945.367ChloriteOverall: 81.3 cm (32 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A night scene of Shiva puja (recto); Calligraphy (verso)
Ahmad al-Husaini and 1 other
2013.350Opaque watercolor with gold on paper, wide borders of pink paper (recto); gold on blue paper, four lines of thuluth calligraphy (verso)Page: 28.2 x 24.1 cm (11 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Krishna Returns with the Cowherds to Braj, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Uttarakhand, probably Garhwal
1971.301Opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 22 x 33 cm (8 11/16 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Women bathing before an architectural panorama
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.344Opaque watercolor and gold on paperGift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
A princess on a terrace with attendants at night (recto); Calligraphy ...
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341Opaque watercolor with gold on paper (recto); ink on paper, six lines of Persian poetry (verso)Miniature: 25.4 x 19.7 cm (10 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Portrait of Alamgir (r. 1658-1707)
India, Mughal
1944.498Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 7.9 x 5.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Palanquin Hook
Cambodia, Bayon style, 12th-13th century
1982.12BronzeOverall: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pediment with the face of Glory (Kirti-mukha)
Northern India
1988.102SandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 94 cm (20 x 37 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Hulagu Khan giving a feast and dispensing favor upon the amirs and...
Lal (Indian, active c. 1555–1600) and 2 others
2013.304Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, text on versoPage: 38.4 x 25.2 cm (15 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.); Painting: 33.3 x 21.1 cm (13 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Lintel with Garuda
Cambodia, Preah Ko, possibly from Kok Po, Prasat D, late 9th-early 10th Century
1967.37SandstoneOverall: 52.6 x 118.1 x 17.8 cm (20 11/16 x 46 1/2 x 7 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349Black chloriteOverall: 46.4 x 27.3 x 11.4 cm (18 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Varahi
Nepal, 14th century
1978.70BronzeOverall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Plaque with a Male Head
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1989.346Gray schistOverall: 7 x 7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Necklace Bead and Pair of Pendants in the Shape of an Auspicious Symbol
India, Uttar Pradesh or Madhya Pradesh, Shunga Period
1973.66GoldJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri),
Nepal, 15th century
1956.8Gilded copperOverall: 42.4 x 16.5 cm (16 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir
1971.14Bronze with silver overlay and opaque watercolorOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); Base: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, Pratihara Dynasty, 10th Century
1962.165Sandstonewith limestone washOverall: 35.3 x 34.3 cm (13 7/8 x 13 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47Red mottled sandstoneOverall: 21.6 x 18.3 cm (8 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Maitreya
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1969.61Gray schistOverall: 66.3 cm (26 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Ganesha
Cambodia
1987.147SandstoneOverall: 122 x 58.7 x 23.8 cm (48 1/16 x 23 1/8 x 9 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.1 x 14.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0