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Rhyton

Type
Zoomorphic vessel
Historical period(s)
ca. 1000-750 BCE
Medium
Ceramic
Dimension(s)
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)
Geography
Iran, Azerbaijan
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.69

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]

Notes:

[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.

Former owner
Farhadi and Anavian Co.
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Iran, pig
Collection(s) Area
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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