Seal amulet

image for Seal amulet
Former owner
Syed Bahadin Shah (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1907
Syed Bahadin Shah, Egypt, to 1907 [1]
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Syed Bahadin Shah, in Egypt, in 1907 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5606, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Topic
seal
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)
Iran
Arts of the Islamic World
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Crystalline quartz
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1.7 x 2 x 0.3 cm (11/16 x 13/16 x 1/8 in)
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Iran
19th century
Period
Qajar period
Type
Tool and Equipment
Jewelry and Ornament
Accession Number
F1907.497