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Basin

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Armenia
Medium:
Silver; partially gilded
Dimensions:
H. 6.5 in. (16.5 cm) Max. Diam. 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.57.2a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 461
Objects like this basin were typically stored in open niches in reception rooms of upper-class Syrian residences during the Ottoman period
[ Dikran G. Kelekian, New York, until 1908; sold to MMA]
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