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Rosewater bottle

Type
Bottle
Historical period(s)
Buyid period, early 12th century
Medium
Silver gilt
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 24.9 x 12 x 12 cm (9 13/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1950.5
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Buyid period (932 - 1062), chasing, gilding, Iran, kufic script, niello, repousse
Collection(s) Area
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resource(s)
Google Art Project, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.