Detail image, Folio from an unidentified album; Signed by Mir Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550); Uzbekistan, probably Bukhara, Shaybanid period, ca. 1530–40; Borders: India, Mughal period, ca. 1630–60; Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; Freer Gallery of Art, F1939.50b

Folio from an unidentified album; Signed by Mir Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550); Uzbekistan, probably Bukhara, Shaybanid period, ca. 1530–40; Borders: India, Mughal period, ca. 1630–60; Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; Freer Gallery of Art, F1939.50b

Nasta’liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy

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Detail photo, Installation view of Dialogue From DNA at Manggha, Centre of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow, Poland by Chiharu Shiota; 2004; photo by Sunhi Mang

Detail, Installation view of Dialogue From DNA at Manggha, Centre of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow, Poland by Chiharu Shiota; 2004; photo by Sunhi Mang

Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota

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Small jar, used in Japan as a tea caddy (taikai type)

Detail, Karamono tea caddy, bunrin type; Tea caddy (karamono taikai chaire); Southern Song to Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century; Stoneware with iron and ash glazes; ivory lid; Freer Gallery of Art, F1897.42a-b

Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan

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Image of Tea-leaf storage jar named Chigusa; China, probably Guangdong Province; Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, mid-13th–mid-14th century; Stoneware with iron glaze; 41.6 cm (h); FSC-P-6964.1

Tea-leaf storage jar named Chigusa; China, probably Guangdong Province; Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, mid-13th–mid-14th century; Stoneware with iron glaze; 41.6 cm (h); FSC-P-6964.1

Chigusa and the Art of Tea

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Detail photograph, ŀshak Paşa Palace, Doğubayazıt; Ara Güler; silver gelatin print, 1965; Raymond A. Hare collection, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, A1989.03.3.9

Detail, ŀshak Paşa Palace, Doğubayazıt; Ara Güler; silver gelatin print, 1965; Raymond A. Hare collection, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, A1989.03.3.9

In Focus: Ara Güler’s Anatolia

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Detail image, Amulet: the figure of Thoureis; Amulet; Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE; Clay; Egypt; Gift of Charles Lang Freer; Freer Gallery of Art F1908.222

Detail, Amulet: the figure of Thoureis; Amulet; Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE; Clay; Egypt; Gift of Charles Lang Freer; Freer Gallery of Art F1908.222

The Nile and Ancient Egypt

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