Silver and gilt; hammered, repousse, chased, gilded
H x Diam (overall): 11 x 17.9 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/16 in)
bird, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651), Iran, silver, Ancient Near Eastern Art, gilding, repousse, chasing, hammering
Sackler: Sackler: Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1965 Marguerite Mallon, Paris.  From 1965 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Marguerite Mallon, Paris.  Notes:  See correspondences between Marguerite Mallon and the Director of the Freer Gallery of Art, John Pope; copies in the object file. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.  See note 1.
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