Torso of a royal figure

Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 225-650
Medium
Gold and silver repousse
Dimensions
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)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of an anonymous donor
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-M-80
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 21: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Figure: torso

Keywords
chasing, gilding, Iran, repousse, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
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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