Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 600-700
Medium
Silver and gilt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.7 x 20.5 x 20.5 cm (1 7/16 x 8 1/16 x 8 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.125
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 21: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Plate

Keywords
carving, chasing, gilding, hammering, Iran, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651), sheep, 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. 21, pp. 142-44.
  • Francoise Demange. Les Perses sassanides: fastes d'un empire oublie (224 - 642). Paris. cat. 54, p. 113.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum