- Get Involved
January 15, 2005 - January 21, 2007
Museum: Sackler Gallery
Location: 1st Level, Southeast Galleries
On view is a group of 27 inlaid precious metal objects from the Nuhad Es-Said Collection, considered one of the finest collections of Islamic metalwork in private hands. Objects include vessels, ewers, candlesticks, incense burners, and containers made by Islamic artists working between the 10th and 19th centuries in the lands emcompassed by present day Iran, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.
See related articled in September 2000 Smithsonian magazine
Note: This exhibition reopened with the same objects that were previously on view for the first time in the United States between September 17, 2000, and February 29, 2004.