Plate with Trees and Ibex in Center

Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 600-700
Medium
Silver gilt; hammered, chased, and gilded
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 5.2 x 21.7 x 22 cm (2 1/16 x 8 9/16 x 8 11/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.115
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Plate

Keywords
chasing, gilding, hammering, ibex, Iran, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651), sheep, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • 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. 19, pp. 136-8.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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