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Mrs. Marion U. Hammer
Elliptical bowls of this form are a well-attested type of late Sasanian silver vessel, used for drinking wine. The organization of the decoration in diamond-shaped compartments is found on late Sasanian vessels of other shapes and on works in other media, including textiles.
- Published References
- Ann C. Gunter Paul Jett. Ancient Iranian Metalwork in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Mainz, Germany, 1992. cat. 28, p 174-176.
- Oleg Grabar. Sasanian Silver: Late Antique and Early Mediaeval Arts of Luxury from Iran. Tokyo. cat. 35, p. 120.
- Michael Vickers. Metrological Reflections: Attic, Hellenistic, Parthian and Sasanian Gold and Silver Plate. vol. 24, no. 2 Paris. pp. 163-85.
- P. Amlet. Antiquites Parthes et Sasanides. no. 4-5, 1967. pp. 273-282.
- Najmieh Batmanglij. From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table. Washington. p. 26.
- Ecclesiastical Silver Plate in Sixth-Century Byzantium Vessels: Papers of the Symposium held May 16-18, 1986 at the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore and Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. Washington. pp. 147-53.
- Prudence O. Harper. Boat-Shaped Bowls of the Sasanian Period. vol. 23. pp. 331-345.
- Collection Area(s)
- Ancient Near Eastern Art
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