High-footed bowl with interior medallion

Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 500-600
Medium
Silver and niello
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.2 x 18 x 18 cm (4 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.106
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
carving, chasing, hammering, Iran, peahen, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • "Orecious Metalwork and Gems of the Pre-Islamic Era." Arts of the Hellenized East. .
  • Najmieh Batmanglij. From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table. Washington. pg. 36.
  • Prudence Oliver Harper. The Royal Hunter: The Art of the Sasanian Empire. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 9, pp. 44-45.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 22, p. 51.
  • Francoise Demange. Les Perses sassanides: fastes d'un empire oublie (224 - 642). Paris. cat. 664, pp. 122-123.
  • Ann C. Gunter, Paul Jett. Ancient Iranian Metalwork in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Mainz, Germany, 1992. cat. 26, pp. 166-70.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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