High-footed bowl with interior medallion

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Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 500-600
Medium
Silver and niello
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.2 x 18 x 18 cm (4 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.106
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 21: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
carving, chasing, hammering, Iran, niello, peahen, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

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. 26, pp. 166-70.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 22, p. 51.
  • Najmieh Batmanglij. From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table. Washington. pg. 36.
  • Prudence O. Harper. The Royal Hunter: The Art of the Sasanian Empire. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 9, pp. 44-45.
  • Francoise Demange. Les Perses sassanides: fastes d'un empire oublie (224 - 642). Paris. cat. 664, pp. 122-123.
  • "Orecious Metalwork and Gems of the Pre-Islamic Era." Arts of the Hellenized East. .
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum