Historical period(s)
ca. 1000-750 BCE
H x W x D: 28.6 x 38.3 x 12.8 cm (11 1/4 x 15 1/16 x 5 1/16 in)
Iran, Azerbaijan
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Zoomorphic vessel

Iran, pig, WWII-era provenance

To ?
Farhadi and Anavian Co., New York. [1]

To 1987
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York. [2]

From 1987
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Arthur M. Sackler, New York. [3]


[1] According to object file notes the piece was probably in the collection of Farhadi and Anavian (inventory number 319) before entering Dr. Arthur M. Sackler’s collection. See object file notes dated 1/5/1985, Collections Management Office.

[2] See object file.

[3] See note 2. Pursuant to the agreement between Arthur M. Sackler and the Smithsonian Institution, dated July 28, 1982, legal title of the donated objects was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on September 11, 1987.

Previous Owner(s)

Farhadi and Anavian Co.
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
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