Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, ca. 225-650
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x Diam: 20.3 x 10.2 cm (8 x 4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Cynthia Helms
Accession Number
S2003.7
On View Location
Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
casting, Iran, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From prior to 1973 to 2003
Cynthia Helms, Washington, D.C., acquired prior to 1973 [1]

From 2003
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Cynthia Helms in 2003

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1, Ann C. Gunter, September 22, 2003, in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Cynthia Helms

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum