Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 6th-7th century
Medium
Silver-gilt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 0.7 x 2.3 x 4.8 cm (1/4 x 7/8 x 1 7/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Mary Slusser
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-M-73
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Fragment

Keywords
gilding, hammering, hunting, Iran, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)
Provenance

From 1968 to 1992
Dorothy Shepherd Payer (1916-1992), acquired in Tehran, Iran. [1]

1992
Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [2]

From 1992 to 1994
Mary Slusser, Washington, DC, by inheritance from the estate of her sister, Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [3]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary Slusser, Washington, DC [4]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

[4] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer
Dorothy Shepherd Payer 1916-1992
Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918-2017

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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