Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 500-700
Medium
Silver gilt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.7 x 21 x 21 cm (1 7/8 x 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.124
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 21: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Plate

Keywords
chasing, gilding, grape, ibex, Iran, peacock, peahen, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651), tree, 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. 17, pp. 128-130.
  • Weihrauch und Seide: alte Kulturen an der Seidenstrasse. Vienna. cat. 86, p. 238.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum