Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 7th century
Medium
Silver and gilt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.5 x 21.8 x 21.8 cm (2 3/16 x 8 9/16 x 8 9/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.123
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Plate

Keywords
carving, chasing, gilding, hammering, horse, Iran, 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. 20, pp. 39, 139-40.
  • Robert Cohon. Discovery and Deceit: Archaeology and the Forger's Craft. Exh. cat. Kansas City, MO. pp. 10-11.
  • 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.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum