Master-of-animals Finial

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1000-550 BCE
  • Geography

    Luristan, Iran
  • Material

    Copper alloy
  • Dimension

    H x W: 15.6 x 7.5 cm (6 1/8 x 2 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1986.497
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1986.497

Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981)
    Galerie Semiha Huber
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Provenance

    To 1963
    Galerie Semiha Huber, Zurich, Switzerland. [1]
    From 1963 to 1966
    Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981), purchased from Galerie Semiha Huber, Zurich, Switzerland. [2]
    From 1966 to 1986
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. [3]
    From 1986
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, transferred from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC [4]
    Notes:
    [1] Purchased by Joseph H. Hirshhorn from Huber, Galerie Semiha, Zurich in 1963.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See document from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, object file, Collections Management Office.
    [4] See object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Origin

    Luristan, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
  • Type

    Jewelry and Ornament
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