Plate

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Former owner
Mahboubian Gallery of Ancient Art
Provenance
To 1964
Mahboubian Gallery of Ancient Art, Tehran, Iran and New York. [1]
From 1964
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mahboubian Gallery of Ancient Art, Tehran, Iran and New York. [2]
Notes:
[1] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file after 1920, Collections Management Office.
[2] See note 1.
Topic
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)
Iran
Ancient Near Eastern Art
gilding
engraving
carving
chasing
hammering
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
Silver and gilt
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 4.5 × 22.1 cm (1 3/4 × 8 11/16 in)
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View
Freer Gallery 21a: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Origin
Iran
5th-7th century
Period
Sasanian period
Type
Metalwork
Vessel
Accession Number
F1964.10