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)
pig, Iran, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
ca. 1000-750 B.C.E.
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To ? Farhadi and Anavian Co., New York.  To 1987 Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York.  From 1987 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Arthur M. Sackler, New York.  Notes:  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.  See object file.  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.
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