Belt ornament

Historical period(s)
11th-12th century
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.1 x 3.8 x 5.2 cm (13/16 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Bequest of Joseph Upton
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1982.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Ornament

Keywords
chasing, Iran, lion, punching, repousse, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil, W. Thomas Chase, Paul Jett. Islamic Metalwork in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1985. cat. 6, pp. 71-73.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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