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Oval bowl

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 5.3 cm L. 23.2 cm
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.112.1
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1949, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York.

“Art of Persia: 4000 B.C.–20th century A.D.,” The Ithaca College Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York, November 7, 1966–January 7, 1967.

“The Royal Hunter: Art of the Sasanian Empire,” Asia House Gallery, New York, The Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978.

Leed, Gretel. 1966. Art of Persia: 4000 B.C.–20th century A.D. exh. cat. Ithaca, NY: Handwerker Gallery, p. 11, no. 82.

van Zelst, Lambertus and Pieter Meyers. 1974. "Technical Notes on Seven High-Tin Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Journal 9, p. 151.

Harper, Prudence O. 1978. The Royal Hunter: Art of the Sasanian Empire. exh. cat. New York: The Asia Society, pp. 92-94, no. 33a.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 300, no. 428.
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