Spouted vessel with bull protome

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Historical period(s)
Parthian period, 1st century BCE-1st century CE
Medium
Silver and gilt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 29.5 x 44.6 x 12.1 cm (11 5/8 x 17 9/16 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.128
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Spouted vessel

Keywords
bull, chasing, flower, gilding, hammering, Iran, Parthian period (247 BCE - 224 CE), 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. 9, pp. 92-4.
  • Ann C. Gunter. The Art of Eating and Drinking in Ancient Iran. vol. 1, no. 2 New York. p. 41, fig. 25.
  • Ann C. Gunter. Ancient Iranian Drinking Vessles. vol. 18, no. 9 Hong Kong, September 1987. p. 43, fig. 9.
  • Michael Vickers. Metrological Reflections: Attic, Hellenistic, Parthian and Sasanian Gold and Silver Plate. vol. 24, no. 2 Paris. p. 180.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum