16th century Asia & Africa

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f 24r Khamseh. Nezâmi 1560-61 Copiste Contributeur: Khayr-ollâh b.Huseyn Golâbi Chouchtari. manuscrit persan Papier. - 282 feuillets. - 360 x 250 mm. - Ecriture nastaʿlīq. - de 29 lignes à la page copiées sur cinq colonnes. - Reliure persane du XVIe s. Calligraphié à Šuštar [ou Chirâz ] et Qazvin par Ḫayr Allāh ibn Ḥusayn Ğūlābî Šuštarî. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des Manuscrits. Supplément Persan 1956.
f41r f 41r.Marchand d’étoffes du bazar de Kûfa Haydar Khwarizmi, Makhzen el-esrar (Trésor des secrets)Bagdad,Iraq,1550?. 52 f.19×12,5 cm.BnF,supplément turc 978.Parmi ceux-ci, se trouve le portrait réaliste, représenté dans cette miniature, d’un marchand de tissus de Kufa.On y voit ce dernier,vendre à un prix très élevé un coupon d’étoffe de fort mauvaise qualité. Les rayons de l’échoppe voisine sont chargés de porcelaine bleue ou unie.
1580 f 117r Mağālis al-'uššāq. Amīr Kamāl al-Dīn Ḥusayn b. Šihāb al-Dīn Ismā‛īl Ṭabasī Gazurgāhī.persan.Nasta'liq. -259 f. 300 x 180 mm. - 85 peintures.Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des manuscrits. Supplément Persan 1150.

16th century Asia & Africa

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1576 16th c. Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) from the destroyed cemetery in Julfa. Vagharshapat, Armavir Province, Armenia.
1599 Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) in the Hermitage Russia. Khatchkar with Armenian Eternity Sign
1581 Ovanes khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) St.Grigor Lusavorich Church, Goris. Syunik province. Armenia.

Life style Asia & Africa 16th century

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Рукопись«Дивана»Хафиза. Мухаммад Кули Кутб-шах любуется танцами Около 1590 Бумага 21x11 см.Британский музей Лондон.Миниатюра, голкондская школа. Мухаммад Кули Кутб-шах (1565-11 янв. 1612) пятый султан Голконды из династии Кутб-шахов (1580-1612),основатель Хайдерабада.Известен также,как поэт, писавший на языках урду, фарси и телугу. Мухаммад Кули,3-й сын султана Ибрагима Кули Кутб-шаха (1518-80), четвертого султана Голконды (1550-80).
Raja Man Singh, known as the Mirza Raja, was one of Akbar’s boon companions, a member of the circle the emperor called the Nauratan, or "nine jewels." He joined Akbar’s court in 1562, when Akbar married the eldest daughter of Raja Bihar Mal of Amber, who had adopted Man Singh. He was appointed governor of Bihar and later of Bengal. Under Jahangir, he served in the Deccan, where he died in 1614.

16th century Rulers of Asia & North Africa

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Contending Greenery among Thousands of Cliffs (千巖競秀圖) Wen Zhengming (文徵明, 1470–1559), Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, 132.6 x 34 cm, National Palace Museum, Taipei
Contending Streams among Myriads of Valleys (萬壑爭流圖) Wen Zhengming (文徵明, 1470–1559), Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, 132.4 x 35.2 cm, Nanjing Museum
Anonymous, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Return Clearing detail 92.1 x 3003.6 cm. In this handscroll is a great imperial procession making its way to pay respects at the imperial tombs.Departing from the Te-sheng ("Victory") Gate of the Peking city wall, the artists here depicted shops along the way and the appearance of ceremonial guards to the final destination of the imperial tombs, the final resting place for Ming dynasty emperors 45 km from the capital at Mt. T'ien-shou.

16th century China

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Ming dynasty (1550-1600). Cloisonne vase with floral design, cloisonné. Jane Weldon Myers Art Fund

16th century Cloisonné China

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1573-1620 (circa) Altar-vase Museum number 1930,0719.47 Porcelain vase with elephant-head handles, covered with a monochrome turquoise glaze(except for the handles).Loosely based on an archaistic bronze altar vase,this has a long neck,flaring out at the mouth,with elephant-head handles attached on either side of the neck.The shoulders are steeply sloped and the sides taper in before flaring to a stepped foot.…Ming dynasty Wanli (probably)Made in: Jingdezhen Asia:China: Jiangxi (province)
A Fahua 'lotus' meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century - Photo de China - Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644) - Alain.R.Truong
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16th century Porcelain China

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Portrait of a Warrior (Primary Title)騎馬武者像 南北朝時代 紙本着色 二重箱 (Primary Title) Unknown (Artist)Date:14th-16th centuryCulture:JapaneseCategory:PaintingsScrollsWorks On PaperMedium:Hanging scroll; ink and color on paperCollection:East Asian ArtDimensions:Overall: 28 7/8 × 82 in. (73.34 × 208.28 cm)Image: 47 3/8 × 21 1/8 in. (120.33 × 53.66 cm)Object Number:66.74
Anonymous Sanskrit (Bonji), Muromachi period, 16th century | The Edith & Stuart Cary Welch Collection | 2023 | Sotheby's
A COMPLETE ARMOUR Japan, Momoyama period, late 16th c.The armour consisting of a ko boshi helmet (kabuto) with sixty-four plates joined by a multitude of rivets, the tehen kanamono finial made of iron, the mabizashi visor also made of lacquered iron, the hikeno shikoro with five blades joined with green kebiki-style lace-up ribbons, large fukigaeshi and golden maedate,

16th century Japan

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16th c.Sake Bottle with Crane and Tortoise Design Momoyama period Lacquered wood, gold H-37.8 D-20.© MIHO MUSEUM.
Large Drum Cylinder with Bag Motif Makie Decoration Momoyama period 16c Black lacquer, gold hiramaki-e H-28.4 D-11 ©MIHO MUSEUM.
Small Drum Cylinder with Lotus Pond Makie Decoration Momoyama period 16c Black lacquer, gold hiramaki-e H-25.4 D-10 ©MIHO MUSEUM.

16th c. Japan Lacquered wood

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Wang Ao (1450-1524)wearing Mang Pao, (蟒袍, lit."The Python Robe"),which could be worn only by the highest rank officials. The right to wear such dress was seen as a special honour that emperors bestowed on officials who had done great deeds for the empire. Ming Dynasty era.
1590 Emperor & Empress of China - Boxer Codex.Observed or Envisioned by the Colonial Spanish Authorities in Manila, Philippines around 1590 AD.Boxer Codex (1590) - Unknown Spanish Author with Chinese Illustrator in Early Spanish Colonial Philippines
Fèng guān凤冠(Phoenix Crown) of Chinese empresses, Qing dynasty and Ming dynasty, collected in the Forbidden city, Beijing. imperial/royal. Ming Dynasty's Empress Headdress, side view - Kaleidoscope effect

16th century Rulers China

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f 11v Album de calligraphies et de peintures Gallica.seconde moitié du XVIe siècle. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des Manuscrits. Supplément Persan 1171.
1550s MEDIUM Black and red ink with gold on paper DIMENSIONS H x W: 10.1 x 4.3 cm (4 x 1 11/16 in) GEOGRAPHY Uzbekistan, Probably Bukhara CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles Lang Freer COLLECTION Freer Gallery of Art ACCESSION NUMBER F1907.764
f 32r Album de calligraphies et de peintures Gallica. persan, seconde moitié du XVIe s. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des Manuscrits. Supplément Persan 1171. Альбом каллиграфии и живописи (Персия, 2-я половина XVIв.)

16th century Persons Asia

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THREE DAMASCUS POTTERY TILES, SYRIA, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY, comprising three tiles, each with varying designs and underglaze tones, including cobalt blue, light blue, green and manganese with black outlines on a white ground, set in an old wooden frame(3)16 by 26cm. max.
late 16th c. Pair of tiles Turin, Italy MAO Museum of Oriental Art Inv. Number: ISp/ 14 Cuerda seca Height 22.8 cm, length 45.6 cm Period Safavid Provenance: Iran.

16th century Ceramic Asia & North Africa

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A SAFAVID AGATE-SET PARCEL-GILT SEAL RING, PERSIA, 16TH CENTURYthe flat round chalcedony seal incised with thuluth script reading 'Muhammad, 'Ali, Hassan', set within a frame with strapwork motifs, the shoulder and sides of the silver hoop applied with intricately worked gold foliate decoration and pointed base, underside with incised lozenge-shaped motif2.6cm. height2.2cm. diam.
A MONUMENTAL SAFAVID ENGRAVED BRASS TORCHSTAND,PERSIA,16TH CENT., WITH ARMENIAN DATE 1027/1578 ADthe tapering cylindrical form faceted in the central section, with a splayed foot and everted mouth, the body with calligraphic cartouches among interlacing arabesques, the rim with an Armenian inscription bearing the name of the engraver 46cm. height 24cm max. diam.
Христос проповедующий; Грузия; XVI в.; США.Балтимор.WAM (Walters Art Museum) 5.3 x 10.5 см.серебро; техника: золочение, чеканка.

16th century Metalwork Asia & Africa

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1597 Aali Qapu music hall interior.Ālī Qāpū-palace in Isfahan,Part of Naqsh-e Jahan Square. Central District,Isfahan Province, Iran.Architectural style-Isfahani style Safavid architecture Commissioned by Safavid dynasty Height 48 m.
1597 Ālī Qāpū-palace in Isfahan,Naqsh-e Jahan Square.Iran.Architectural style-Isfahani style Safavid architecture. Height 48 m.The construction of a series of palaces for Shah Abbas&his court began in 1592,in preparation of the capital move.Kapi in Turkish means gate&Ali Qapu was the gate of a royal compound which included larger palaces.The building was enlarged by the successors of Shah Abbas with the addition of several storeys&a covered terrace.Aali Qapu music hall interior.
1597 Aali Qapu entrance dome.Ālī Qāpū-palace in Isfahan,Part of Naqsh-e Jahan Square. Central District,Isfahan Province, Iran.Architectural style-Isfahani style Safavid architecture Commissioned by Safavid dynasty Height 48 m.

16th century Places Asia & North Africa

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Genealogy of the Patriarchs (Yichus ha-Avot) 16th c.Made in probably Jerusalem Tempera and ink on parchment.140×12.4 cm.The National Library of Israel, Jerusalem (MS. Heb. 8°1187)this scroll commemorates sites in the Holy Land long sacred to Jewish pilgrims.Here, the holy cities of Hebron,Tiberias,and Safed are included among other stops en route to Jerusalem,which appears about one-third down the scroll.
948 AH/1541 AD 'ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI (D.1492), FATIHAT AL-SHABAB, (‘THE FIRST DIVAN’), PERSIA, SHIRAZ, SAFAVID, Persian manuscript on polished paper, 320 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 15 lines to the page written horizontally in neat nasta'liq script in black ink, catchwords, ruled in colours and gold, double page illuminated frontispiece decorated in blue and gold with polychrome flowers, f.66b with an illuminated headpiece of interlacing vines and cloud bands, with six miniatures, gilt-stam
Genealogy of the Patriarchs (Yichus ha-Avot) 16th c.Made in probably Jerusalem Tempera and ink on parchment.140×12.4 cm.The Temple platform is marked by two domes connected by lamp-filled arcades. The domes represent the Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, here surprisingly labeled as Solomon’s Study and the Temple.

16th century Manuscripts Asia & North Africa

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f 185r Khamseh. Nezâmi 1560-61 Copiste Contributeur: Khayr-ollâh b.Huseyn Golâbi Chouchtari. manuscrit persan Papier. - 282 feuillets. - 360 x 250 mm. - Ecriture nastaʿlīq. - de 29 lignes à la page copiées sur cinq colonnes. - Reliure persane du XVIe s. Calligraphié à Šuštar [ou Chirâz ] et Qazvin par Ḫayr Allāh ibn Ḥusayn Ğūlābî Šuštarî. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des Manuscrits. Supplément Persan 1956. Gallica
1560-61 f 169v Khamseh. Nezâmi. Khamsah (or Quintet),poems written by Jamal al-din Abu Muhammad Ilyas ibn Yusuf ibn Zaki Mu'ayyad, usually know by the pen name, Nizami.The greatest Persian poet, he spent most of his life (b.575-613H [1141-46]; d.575-623H [1180-1217]) in Ganja,(former Elizabehtpol),present-day Azerbayjan. BnF. Supplément Persan 1956.Khayr-ollâh b. Huseyn Golâbi Shushtari. Copyist. Calligraphed in Šuštar [or Shirâz] and Qazvin by ḪAyr Allāh ibn Ḥusayn Ḥūlābî Šuštarî.
f 70v Khamseh. Nezâmi 1560-61 Copiste Contributeur: Khayr-ollâh b.Huseyn Golâbi Chouchtari. manuscrit persan Papier. - 282 feuillets. - 360 x 250 mm. - Ecriture nastaʿlīq. - de 29 lignes à la page copiées sur cinq colonnes. - Reliure persane du XVIe s. Calligraphié à Šuštar [ou Chirâz ] et Qazvin par Ḫayr Allāh ibn Ḥusayn Ğūlābî Šuštarî. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des Manuscrits. Supplément Persan 1956.

16th c. Khamsa by Nizami Ganjavi

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سوگ سیاوش به روایت تصویر - وینش | سایت معرفی و نقد کتاب
Ferdowsi,Shâhnâmeh (Le Livre des rois),[suivi de] Jâmi,Kheradnâme-ye (Livre de sagesse d’Alexandre),Qâsemi Gonâbâdi,Shâhenshâh-nameh (Livre du roi des rois),Hâtefi,Temûr-nâmeh(Le Livre de Tamerlan)Chirâz,1567. 567 f.43×28,5cm. BnF,persan 2113,f.4.Le manuscrit s'ouvre sur une double page sans rapport avec son contenu,montrant le roi Salomon et la reine de Saba.Cette scène est souvent placée en frontispice dans des manuscrits littéraires réalisés à Chirâz à partir de 1565.
Shahnama.Dublin, Ireland.The Chester Beatty Library. late 16th cent.Inv.N.CBL Per 277 Coloured pigments and gold on paper 40.7 x 26.1 cm Dynasty:Safavid Provenance:Iran.

16th c. Shahnameh (Book of Kings) by Ferdowsi

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1534-35 Batrashil The Met Attributed to Syria Silk; embroidered with metal wrapped thread; backed with linen 139. 7cm W. 19.7 cm.
1534-35 Batrashil Attributed to Syria Silk; embroidered with metal wrapped thread; backed with linen H.139.7 cm W.19.7 cm Rogers Fund,1914.Acc.N.14.137.This Syrian liturgical vestment,a batrashil,a stole worn by both bishops and priests,is one of the earliest surviving examples of this type of garment.Also found in the Coptic Church, the batrashil is most closely related to the Byzantine epitrachelion,a long embroidered stole that pulls over the head and hangs down the front
Etoffe rituelle jaïne (puthia) XVIe siècle Coton brodé avec soie et herbe kusha 126 x 15 cm MA 5684 (AEDTA 2381)

16th century Textile Asia & North Africa

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a blue vase with colorful designs on the top and bottom, sitting against a gray background
"Power and Glory: Court Arts of China’s Ming Dynasty" @ The Indianapolis Museum of Art - Alain.R.Truong
Ming dynasty (1550-1600). Cloisonne vase with floral design, cloisonné. Jane Weldon Myers Art Fund
16th Century, Glasgow, Glasgow Museum, Detail Page, Enameled Copper, Museum Collection
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an intricately carved stone monument in the middle of a park
1576 Khatchkar (funerary cross-stone) from the destroyed cemetery in Julfa. Vagharshapat, Armenia
1576 16th c. Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) from the destroyed cemetery in Julfa. Vagharshapat, Armavir Province, Armenia.
an intricately carved stone block with a cross on it
1599 Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) in the Hermitage Russia.
1599 Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) in the Hermitage Russia. Khatchkar with Armenian Eternity Sign
an old stone carving on the side of a building
1581 Ovanes khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) St.Grigor Lusavorich Church, Goris. Syunik
1581 Ovanes khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) St.Grigor Lusavorich Church, Goris. Syunik province. Armenia.
an intricate carving on the side of a stone wall in front of some bushes and trees
1581 Markos khachkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) St.Grigor Lusavorich Church, Goris. Syunik
1581 Markos khachkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) St.Grigor Lusavorich Church, Goris. Syunik province.Armenia.
an old photo of two doors with decorative designs on them and a sink in the background
THREE DAMASCUS POTTERY TILES, SYRIA, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY, | Arts of the Islamic World & India including Fine Rugs & Carpets | 2020 | Sotheby's
THREE DAMASCUS POTTERY TILES, SYRIA, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY, comprising three tiles, each with varying designs and underglaze tones, including cobalt blue, light blue, green and manganese with black outlines on a white ground, set in an old wooden frame (3) 16 by 26cm. max.
a stone block with carvings on it
16th c. Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) from Sodk in Etchmiadzin. Vagharshapat, Armenia.
16th c. Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) from Sodk in Etchmiadzin. Vagharshapat, Armavir. Armenia.
an intricate carving on the side of a building
1581 Markos khachkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) St.Grigor Lusavorich Church, Goris. Syunik
1581 Markos khachkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) St.Grigor Lusavorich Church, Goris. Syunik province. Armenia.
an intricately carved stone block with a cross on it
16th c. Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) from Sotk village. Vagharshapat, Armavir Province
16th c. Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) from Sotk village. Vagharshapat, Armavir Province, Armenia.
an old stained glass window with many different colors and designs on it's sides
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Window Cairo, Egypt Museum of Islamic 16th c.Inv. N.386.2 Stucco, pierced and fitted with coloured glass.Height 131 cm, width 65 cm Dynasty: Ottoman Provenance:Egypt.
an intricately carved stone wall with a cross on it
16th-century Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) Holy Mother of God Cathedral, Vagharshapat, Armavir. Armenia.
an intricately carved stone with a cross on it
1543 Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone)in Holy Etchmiadzin. Vagharshapat, Armavir. Armenia.
1543.16th century Khatchkar (Armenian funerary cross-stone) in Holy Etchmiadzin.Vagharshapat, Armavir. Armenia.
an old wooden door with ornate carvings on it
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1500-1599 NEP13 - Door - Penn Museum. Persia Isfahan Maker:Sultan Mohammed Locus:Haft Dast Palace.Wood Painted Iconography:Men Ewer Cup Height:176.53 cm Length:85.09 cm.Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1922.Painted by Sultan Mohammed for palace of Haft Dast. Same artist as NEP16. Small doors decorated with exquisite miniatures. Central medalions: a man with turban seated with hand at belt. Man seated with tall necked ewer and a cup in his hands.