Six boar-head roundels (formerly applied to S1987.133.1)

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Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, ca. 200-650
Medium
Silver and gilding
Dimensions
Each roundel: H x Diam: 0.5 x 4 cm (3/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.133.2.1-6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Attachment

Keywords
applique, boar, chasing, gilding, Iran, repousse, 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
  • Michael Vickers. Metrological Reflections: Attic, Hellenistic, Parthian and Sasanian Gold and Silver Plate. vol. 24, no. 2 Paris. pp. 163-185.
  • 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. pp. 87-9.
  • "Orecious Metalwork and Gems of the Pre-Islamic Era." Arts of the Hellenized East. .
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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