Asian Art Museum - Iran Photos

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco hosts a collection of ancient Iranian art.

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Asian Art Museum in moved to redesigned former Main Library on Civic Center. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware footed bowl from Western Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware vessel in shape of stag from Northwestern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware two-handled vessel in shape of water skin from Northern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Asian Art Museum in moved (2003) to redesigned former Main Library on Civic Center. San Francisco, CA. Architect: Gae Aulenti; Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum (HOK); LDA Architects; & Robert Wong Architect.Earthenware footed bowl (4000-3000 BCE) from Western Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware vessel in shape of stag (1200-800 BCE) from Northwestern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware two-handled vessel in shape of water skin (1000-800 BCE) from Northern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Bronze cheekpiece of horse bridle in form of mythical creature from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Bronze cheekpiece of horse bridle in form of sphinx from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Silver long-spouted jar from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Two earthenware bowls with Arabic inscription from Eastern Iran or Uzbekistan & bowl with horse & rider from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Bronze cheekpiece of horse bridle in form of mythical creature (1000-650 BCE) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Bronze cheekpiece of horse bridle in form of sphinx (1000-650 BCE) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Silver long-spouted jar (900-600 BCE) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Two earthenware bowls with Arabic inscription (800-1000) from Eastern Iran or Uzbekistan & bowl with horse & rider (c1000) from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Earthenware bowl with birds from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware Sari ware bowl with birds from Northern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware disk with horse & cheetah from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware bowl with horse & rider from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Earthenware bowl with birds (800-1000) from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware Sari ware bowl with birds (c900-1200) from Northern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware disk with horse & cheetah (900-1000) from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware bowl with horse & rider (c1000) from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Earthenware fritware ewer in shape of melon from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware fritware vase with four lobes from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware fritware star-shaped tile with phoenix from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware fritware dish with flower & leaf designs from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Earthenware fritware ewer in shape of melon (1100-1300) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware fritware vase with four lobes (1100-1300) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware fritware star-shaped tile with phoenix (1292-3) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware fritware dish with flower & leaf designs (1450-1500) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Gombroon ware bowl from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Kubachi ware bowl from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.

Gombroon ware bowl (1500-1600) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Kubachi ware bowl (1550-1650) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.


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