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Vessel in the form of a bull
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Vessel in the form of a bull

Vessel in the form of a bull

Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.8 x 23.9 x 10.6 cm (7 3/8 x 9 7/16 x 4 3/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic, Vessel
Origin:
Northwestern Iran
Topic:
bull, Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 B.C.E.), Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 B.C.E.), Iran, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Date:
ca. 1350-800 B.C.E.
Period:
Iron Age I - II
Accession Number:
S1986.499
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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