Historical period(s)
Parthian period, 1st-early 3rd century
Medium
Silver and gilding
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9.7 x 18.7 x 18.7 cm (3 13/16 x 7 3/8 x 7 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.133.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
carving, chasing, 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. 7, pp. 87-9.
  • Michael Vickers. Metrological Reflections: Attic, Hellenistic, Parthian and Sasanian Gold and Silver Plate. vol. 24, no. 2 Paris. pp. 163-185.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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