Pair of lion-shaped earrings

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Historical period(s)
20th century forgery in the style of the Seljuk period (1038-1194)
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
H x W: 1.8 x 2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1980.200a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Earrings

Keywords
chasing, filigree, forgery, hammering, Iran, lion, twisted wire, wirework
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Axia Art Islamique et Byzantin

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil, W. Thomas Chase, Paul Jett. Islamic Metalwork in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1985. cat. 7, p. 74.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum