Plaque with wolf-like animal

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    206 BCE-220 CE
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W: 15.7 x 9.9 cm (6 3/16 x 3 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Plaque. Solid, low-grade silver; rough and tarnished in spots; leaping work-like dog cast in relief on obverse; reverse, rough and pitted, earth adn bits of malachite in some cavities.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Vladimir G. Simkhovitch
  • Provenance

    To 1946
    Dr. Vladimir G. Simkhovitch, New York. [1]
    From 1946
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dr. Vladimir G. Simkhovitch, New York. [2]
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Jewelry and Ornament
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