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At A Glance

  • Period

    12th-13th century
  • Geography

    Iran or Afghanistan
  • Material

    Bronze, inlaid with silver and black organic material
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 18 x 5.7 x 2.6 cm (7 1/16 x 2 1/4 x 1 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1985
    Ahuan (Islamic Art Services Limited), London, to 1985
    From 1985
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ahuan) in 1985 [1]
    [1] The object was transferred from the Freer Study Collection to the Freer Permanent Collection (see Curatorial Note 5, Elizabeth F. Duley, December 17, 1992, in the object record).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Arts of the Islamic World (May 3, 1998 to January 3, 2016)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ahuan (Islamic Art Services Limited)
  • Origin

    Iran or Afghanistan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Tool and Equipment
  • Restrictions and Rights

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