Torso of a royal figure

Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 225-650
Gold and silver repousse
H x W x D (overall): 4 x 7.2 x 1.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Gift of an anonymous donor
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 21: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran

Figure: torso

chasing, gilding, Iran, repousse, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Donald F. Gibbons, Dorothy Shepherd Payer, Katharine C. Ruhl. Techniques of Silversmithing in the Hormizd Plate. vol. 11 Washington and Ann Arbor. p. 172, figs. 20 a, b.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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