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Master-of-animals Finial
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Master-of-animals Finial

Master-of-animals Finial

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.6 x 7.5 cm (6 1/8 x 2 15/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Luristan, Iran
Topic:
casting, Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 B.C.E.), Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 B.C.E.), Iran, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Date:
1000-550 B.C.E.
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Accession Number:
S1986.497
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1963 Galerie Semiha Huber, Zurich, Switzerland. [1] From 1963 to 1966 Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981), purchased from Galerie Semiha Huber, Zurich, Switzerland. [2] From 1966 to 1986 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. [3] From 1986 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, transferred from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. [4] Notes: [1] Purchased by Joseph H. Hirshhorn from Huber, Galerie Semiha, Zurich in 1963. [2] See note 1. [3] See document from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, object file, Collections Management Office. [4] See object file, Collections Management Office.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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