Heartshaped gold ornament

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Former owner
K. Rabenou
Provenance
Possibly excavated in Rudbar, Iran [1]
To 1961
K. Rabenou, New York, New York. [2]
From 1961
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from K. Rabenou, New York, New York. [3]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
[2] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
[3] See note 2.
Topic
boar
Parthian period (247 BCE - 224 CE)
Iran
Ancient Near Eastern Art
repousse
chasing
beaded wire
WWII-era provenance
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 5.3 x 5 x 1 cm (2 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in)
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Iran
2nd century BCE - 2nd century CE
Period
Parthian period
Type
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Accession Number
F1961.22