Heartshaped gold ornament
- Historical period(s)
- Parthian period, 2nd century BCE - 2nd century CE
- H x W x D (overall): 5.3 x 5 x 1 cm (2 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in)
- Credit Line
- Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Ten small loops on the back of this ornament allowed it to be sewn onto a garment. The naturalistic form of the two boars is modeled in high relief. Minute amounts of silver and copper color the nearly pure gold. A filling of pitch preserves the shape of the extremely thin gold sheet.
Possibly excavated in Rudbar, Iran 
K. Rabenou, New York, New York. 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from K. Rabenou, New York, New York. 
 Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
 Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 2.
- Former owner
- K. Rabenou
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- beaded wire, boar, chasing, Iran, Parthian period (247 BCE - 224 CE), repousse, WWII-era provenance
- Collection(s) Area
- Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Web Resource(s)
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum