Spouted vessel with lynx protome

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Former owner
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
Topic
casting
cat
Parthian period (247 BCE - 224 CE)
Iran
Ancient Near Eastern Art
gilding
chasing
hammering
punching
WWII-era provenance
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Rights
Copyright with museum
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Medium
Silver and gilt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 23.5 x 12.4 x 30.4 cm (9 1/4 x 4 7/8 x 11 15/16 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
1st century BCE-1st century CE
Period
Parthian period
Type
Metalwork
Vessel
Accession Number
S1987.131