Torso of a royal figure

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Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 225-650
Medium
Gold and silver repousse
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 4 x 7.2 x 1.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 1/2 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of an anonymous donor
Accession Number
FSC-M-80
On View Location
Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Torso

Keywords
chasing, gilding, Iran, repousse, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918 - 2017

Published References
  • Donald F. Gibbons, Dorothy Shepherd Payer, Katharine C. Ruhl. Techniques of Silversmithing in the Hormizd Plate. vol. 11 Washington and Ann Arbor. p. 172, figs. 20 a, b.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum