Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Baluster Leg

Object Name:
Support fitting
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Dimensions:
L. 4 7/16 in. (11.2 cm) Diam. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.269
Not on view
1937, excavated at Sabz Pushan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Allan, James. Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982. pp. 102-103, ill. fig. 178 (b/w).



Related Objects

Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration

Date: 10th century Medium: Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware) Accession: 38.40.137 On view in:Gallery 452

Animal-Spouted Pitcher

Date: 9th–10th century Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) Accession: 38.40.247 On view in:Gallery 452

Bowl with Arabic Inscription

Date: 10th century Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black-slip decoration under transparent glaze Accession: 65.106.2 On view in:Gallery 450

Lantern for a Lamp

Date: 9th–10th century Medium: Earthenware; carved decoration, unglazed Accession: 39.40.87 On view in:Gallery 453

Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle

Date: 7th century Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper Accession: 47.100.90 On view in:Gallery 451