Drinking vessel

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Historical period(s)
20th century forgery in the style of the Achaemenid period (550-330 BCE)
Medium
Gold hammered, chased, and repoussé
Dimensions
H x W x D: 14.9 x 6.6 x 6.6 cm (5 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.32
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Beaker

Keywords
chasing, forgery, gazelle, hammering, Iran, repousse, sheep
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. 44, pp. 227-29.
  • Ann C. Gunter. The Art of Eating and Drinking in Ancient Iran. vol. 1, no. 2 New York. p. 27, fig. 9.
  • Ann C. Gunter. Ancient Iranian Drinking Vessles. vol. 18, no. 9 Hong Kong, September 1987. p. 41, fig. 5.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum