Gold necklace of biconical and disc-shaped beads

Historical period(s)
20th century forgery in the style of the Sasanian period (224-651)
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
H: 65 cm (25 9/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1966.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Necklace

Keywords
forgery, granulation, Iran, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

K. Rabenou

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil, W. Thomas Chase, Paul Jett. Islamic Metalwork in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1985. p. 268.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum