Pendant in the Shape of a Stag

Historical period(s)
Iron Age I, ca. 1000 BCE
Medium
Copper alloy
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.2 x 7 x 6.6 cm (4 x 2 3/4 x 2 5/8 in)
Geography
Iran, Southwest Caspian
Credit Line
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1986.498
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Pendant: stag

Keywords
casting, Iran, Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1960
Elie Borowski, New York. [1]

From 1960 to 1966
Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981), purchased from Elie Borowski, New York. [2]

From 1966 to 1986
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. [3]

From 1986
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, transferred from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC [4]

Notes:

[1] Purchased by Joseph H. Hirshhorn from Elie Borowski, New York in 1960.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See document from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, object file, Collections Management Office.

[4] See object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Elie Borowski
Joseph H. Hirshhorn

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